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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: FUSARIUM HEAD BLIGHT OF WHEAT AND BARLEY

Location: National Programs

Project Number: 0500-00053-001-00-D
Project Type: In-House Appropriated

Start Date: Jan 1, 2013
End Date: Dec 31, 2017

Objective:
Headquarters-held funds for research on Fusarium head blight (scab) of wheat and associated mycotoxins.

Approach:
'Holding basin' for research on: 1) genetic enhancement for Fusarium resistance in wheat and barley, 2) establishment of database for research data on Fusarium head blight, 3) characterization of Fusarium head blight epidemiology, 4) establishment of Fusarium head blight communications system, and 5) development of disease control strategies. Original start and termination dates were 01/01/1998 to 12/30/2002 - AMEarl. Changing start and term dates from 1/1/03-12/31/07. Extending for an additional 5 years. klj

Last Modified: 2/23/2016
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