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Research Project: Comprehensive Winter Nursery Operations with University of Puerto Rico

Location: Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center

Project Number: 6028-21000-011-29-N
Project Type: Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Oct 1, 2018
End Date: Sep 30, 2023

Objective:
The objective of this cooperative research project is to operate a fall and winter rice nursery for the purpose of advancing plant generations and seed increases in genetic breeding populations in the National Small Grain Collection(NSGC).

Approach:
The Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center (DBNRRC) will provide technical assistance for the operation of rice research field plots; provide rice seed stock; and provide advisory/collaborative assistance as needed as well as weather data, processing of seed and shipping seed and field supplies to DBNRRC after harvest.