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Research Project: Creating New Weed Management Tools for Lettuce and Spinach Production in California

Location: Crop Improvement and Protection Research

Project Number: 2038-21220-005-08-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Oct 1, 2012
End Date: Jun 30, 2015

To create novel weed management systems by developing herbicide-tolerant lettuce and spinach germplasm.

We will use germplasm screening and chemical mutagenesis to find and create herbicide-tolerant lettuce and spinach germplasm, and test them in trials in major production regions of California.