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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Simon, Philipp W
Research Leader
(608) 262-1248
Madison WI 53706-1514

The mission of the Vegetable Crops Research Unit is to improve potato, carrot, onion, cucumber, and cranberry crop production and quality through germplasm preservation, characterization, enhancement, and release; investigations of crop genetics, taxonomy, gene flow, disease and pest resistance, postharvest storage physiology, abiotic stress resilience, flavor and nutritional quality; and development of molecular tools, pest management and plant breeding strategies.

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