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Research Project: Enhancement of Fusarium Head Blight Resistance in the Southeastern U.S. Germplasm

Location: National Programs

Project Number: 0500-00053-005-10-G
Project Type: Grant

Start Date: Jun 16, 2020
End Date: Jun 15, 2021

Objective:
The objectives of this research are: 1) use traditional and molecular breeding methods to improve FHB resistance in North Carolina soft winter wheat cultivars and 2) field screen adapted soft winter wheat for FHB resistance.

Approach:
The researcher will conduct traditional and molecular breeding methods to improve FHB resistance in soft winter wheat for the state of North Carolina.