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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: 5090-21000-069-049-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jan 1, 2019
End Date: Dec 31, 2021

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

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.