Location: Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research
Project Number: 5030-21220-005-10-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Jul 1, 2012
End Date: May 31, 2013
Identify genes responsible for Brown Stem Rot (BSR) resistance in resistant genotypes.
Conduct experiments to silence candidate BSR resistance genes in a resistant genotype. Silenced plants will be infected with BSR and assayed for resistance or susceptibility.