Location: National Programs
Project Number: 0500-00053-002-00-D
Project Type: Appropriated
Start Date: Jan 1, 2013
End Date: Dec 31, 2017
Headquarters-held funds for research on Fusarium head blight (scab) of wheat and associated mycotoxins.
'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. Changing start and term dates from 1/1/04-12/31/07. Extending for an additional 5 years. klj