USDA, AGRI. RESEARCH SERVICE
4279 EAST MOUNT HOPE ROAD
The East Lansing, MI Location comprises one Management Units: Sugarbeet and Bean. The mission of the Sugarbeet and Bean Research Unit is to: 1) develop physiological, biochemical, molecular, and genetic strategies and technologies that will improve production efficiency, food quality, and disease resistance, and result in new germplasm and improved varieties of dry beans and sugarbeets; and 2) develop new and/or improved engineering methods and technologies for assessing, grading, and sorting tree fruits and vegetables to assure their postharvest quality, wholesomeness and marketability.