Location: Vegetable Crops Research
Project Number: 5090-21000-069-46-A
Project Type: Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Oct 1, 2018
End Date: Sep 30, 2020
1. Evaluation of carrots in warm, dry, or saline field conditions. 2. Intercrossing of climate-resilient carrots. 3. Field trailing of intercrosses and their derivatives.
Collect and distribute carrot seed, grow carrots in abiotic stress conditions including saline, hot, and dry environments; intercross selected carrots; and develop molecular markers to track important genes.