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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Corn, Soybean and Wheat Quality Research Unit
Wooster, OH 

The mission of the Corn, Soybean and Wheat Quality Research Unit is to increase quality, pest and pathogen resistance in corn, soybean and wheat through research to:

  1. understand and monitor existing and emerging viruses that infect maize and soybean, including their transmission, management, and crop resistance to disease;
  2. use genetic improvement for increasing seed quality and pest resistance in soybeans for the northeast U.S.; and,
  3. improve end-use quality and value of soft wheat through evaluation, biochemistry and genetic research.

Corn and Soybean Virus
control of viruses that infect corn and soybeans

Soybean Genetics and Breeding
release of cultivars and germplasms and research on problems affecting soybeans

Soft Wheat Quality
evaluation of milling and end-use qualities of eastern soft winter wheat

Last Modified: 3/7/2017
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