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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Evaluation of Canal Point (CP) Cultivars for Yield Parameters and Disease Susceptibility in El Salvador

Location: Sugarcane Field Station

2013 Annual Report


1a. Objectives (from AD-416):
Develop Canal Point (CP) sugarcane clones with high-yielding disease-resistance potential for evaluation of sugar production.


1b. Approach (from AD-416):
Sugarcane seedlings will be produced from high-yielding disease-resistant parental clones with wide adaptation. Superior clones with high vigor, growth and freedom from diseases will be selected and established in yield trials to identify superior clones.


3. Progress Report:
This research relates to inhouse objective 2: Develop better agronomic practices for the Florida sugarcane industry. CP-clones are imported every other year by El Salvador and clones imported in 2012 germinated and are in quarantine.


4. Accomplishments

Last Modified: 2/23/2016
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