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Research Project: Eradication Strategies for Globodera pallida, the Pale Cyst Nematode, (PCN)

Location: Temperate Tree Fruit and Vegetable Research

Project Number: 2092-21220-002-06-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 29, 2015
End Date: Sep 25, 2018

Develop a seed-propagated trap crop, Litchi tomato, that will eradicate pale cyst nematode a quarantine organism from Idaho.

The open pollinated population is constantly under pressure to have reduced prickle length and density on the stem. Selection for rapid germination and large seed production per plant.