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United States Department of Agriculture

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Research Project: Breeding Spring Mix Lettuce Cultivars with Disease Resistance for California

Location: Salinas, California

Project Number: 5305-21220-004-17-R
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Oct 1, 2010
End Date: Jun 30, 2013

Objective:
Develop spring mix lettuce cultivars with disease resistance, good appearance and extended shelf-life.

Approach:
Field, greenhouse, laboratory, and molecular marker experiments to develop and select lettuce lines with improved performance for fall, winter, and spring planting slots in California.

Last Modified: 2/23/2016
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