Dr. Rebecca McGee
Research at a glance
The USDA ARS winter legume breeding program focuses on breeding cold tolerant peas and lentils. Clockwise from top left: Winter cover crop pea in November (note high degree of basal branching and good root system). Winter pea in snow, December. Winter pea in February. Winter pea nearing green maturity (mid-July). Winter pea (foreground) and winter lentil (background) yield replicated trial.