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Research Project: Development and Delivery of Integrated Management Packages for the Most Serious Pests and Diseases Threatening US Allium Industries

Location: Vegetable Crops Research

Project Number: 5090-21000-069-49-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jan 1, 2019
End Date: Dec 31, 2020

Objective:
Develop and release elite onion germplasm with resistance to the insect thrips.

Approach:
Cross among sources of resistances to thrips and select for early maturing using replicated plots, monitor thrips numbers and damage on selections; release to stakeholders elite onion populations with thrips resistance.