Location: Crop Improvement and Protection Research
Project Number: 2038-21220-005-04-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Oct 1, 2011
End Date: Jun 30, 2014
To develop drought-tolerant lettuce and spinach germplasm that is adapted to global warming.
We will use germplasm screening and breeding to find and create drought-tolerant lettuce and spinach germplasm, and test them in spring and summer trials conducted in coastal, Central and Imperial Valleys of California.