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Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Develop Sustainable Cotton Production Systems Utilizing Host Plant Resistance to Manage Reniform Nematode and Other Pest

Location: Crop Genetics Research

Project Number: 6066-22000-075-03-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Aug 1, 2012
End Date: Jul 31, 2017

1) Develop sustainable crop production systems which include use of host plant resistance to manage reniform nematode in cotton; 2) develop adapted cotton breeding lines with resistance to reniform nematode.

Evaluate crop rotations for influence on seasonal changes in reniform nematode populations and crop yield; evaluate efficacy of seed treatment nematicides on resistant and susceptible cotton breeding lines or varieties; and develop cotto germplasm with resistance to reniform nematode from species related to cotton.

Last Modified: 10/17/2017
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