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Research Project: Development of Scab Resistant Soft Red Winter Wheat Germplasm Adapted to the U.S. Southeast

Location: National Programs

Project Number: 0500-00053-005-12-G
Project Type: Grant

Start Date: Jun 21, 2020
End Date: Jun 20, 2021

Objective:
The objectives of this research are: 1) use traditional and molecular breeding methods to improve FHB resistance in Georgia 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 Georgia.