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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Discovery of Novel Nematode Resistance Genes and Development of Productive Soybeans with Multiple – Nematode Resistance (Year 2 of 3)

Location: Crop Genetics Research Unit

Project Number: 6066-21220-011-12
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Oct 01, 2013
End Date: Sep 30, 2015

1) Identify new sources of resistance and introgress resistance genes into desirable agronomic backgrounds; 2) Phenotype mapping populations for developing new DNA markers and confirm resistance.

Screen soybean germplasm using standardized methods in greenhouse assay. Phenotype mapping populations from other scientists. Evaluate for presence of DNA markers using Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) reactions for Marker assisted selection.

Last Modified: 11/26/2015
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