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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Application of Biotechnology to Control of the Soybean Cyst Nematode: Disease Resistance Genes

Location: Crop Genetics Research

Project Number: 6066-21220-011-06-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Oct 1, 2009
End Date: Sep 30, 2012

Objective:
1) Identify new sources of resistance and introgress resistance genes into desirable agronomic backgrounds; 2) Phenotype mapping populations for developing new DNA markers and confirm resistance.

Approach:
Screen soybean germplasm using standardized methods in greenhouse assay. Phenotype mapping populations from other scientists. Evaluate for presence of DNA markers using PCR reactions for Marker assisted selection.

Last Modified: 2/23/2016
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