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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Spinach Breeding and Genetics

Location: Crop Improvement and Protection Research

Project Number: 2038-21530-001-24-T
Project Type: Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Apr 1, 2013
End Date: Mar 31, 2018

The spinach breeding and genetics program aims to incorporate valuable traits into spinach germplasm including resistances to downy mildew, Verticillium wilt, leafminer insect, and herbicides.

Germplasm screening, genetic study, and breeding will be conducted to identify, investigate, and enhance beneficial and horticultural traits, adaptation, and yield.

Last Modified: 10/16/2017
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