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Research Project: Reinventing Potato as a Diploid Hybrid Crop

Location: Vegetable Crops Research

Project Number: 5090-21220-005-19-I
Project Type: Interagency Reimbursable Agreement

Start Date: Sep 1, 2018
End Date: Aug 31, 2019

The goal of this planning grant is to develop a strategic plan for future research on the development of a potato breeding system based on diploid inbred lines.

We will convene a meeting of potato industry stakeholders and researchers in Madison, Wisconsin. After a series of presentations from leaders in breeding and genetics, participants will identify specific ways in which the public sector can contribute to the development and implementation of diploid inbred-hybrid breeding for cultivar development.