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Research Project: Fusarium Head Blight of Wheat and Barley

Location: National Programs

Project Number: 0500-00053-003-00-D
Project Type: In-House Appropriated

Start Date: May 1, 2014
End Date: Apr 30, 2019

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.