Location: Floral and Nursery Plants Research
Project Number: 8020-21000-072-03-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Sep 1, 2014
End Date: Aug 31, 2019
Develop, evaluate, and release improved germplasm of selected nursery crop species.
Make intra- and interspecific hybrids in selected genera of ornamental trees and shrubs. Select plants with disease and insect resistance, tolerance to environmental stress, and superior landscape and ornamental characteristics. Conduct field studies related to developing more efficient and environmentally sound nursery production practices.