Location: Salinas, California
Project Number: 5305-21220-004-19-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Oct 1, 2010
End Date: Jun 30, 2013
To develop heat-tolerant lettuce and spinach germplasm that is adapted to global warming and low land cost areas of California.
We will use germplasm screening and breeding to find and create heat-tolerant lettuce and spinach germplasm, and test them in spring and summer trials conducted in coastal, Central and Imperial Valleys of California.