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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Evaluation of CP Cultivars for Yield Parameters and Disease Susceptibility in Panama

Location: Sugarcane Field Station

2013 Annual Report

1a. Objectives (from AD-416):
Develop 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. Fifty CP-clones were shipped to AZUCARERA NACIONAL, S. A., in Panama for yield and disease evaluation.

4. Accomplishments

Last Modified: 2/23/2016
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