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Research Project: Development of Nutritious Carrots for Stressful Environments

Location: Vegetable Crops Research

Project Number: 5090-21000-073-090-A
Project Type: Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Oct 1, 2022
End Date: Jan 30, 2024

Obj. 1– Develop diverse carrot populations that are productive when grown in drought field environments Obj. 2 - Create carrot breeding pools with abiotic stress tolerance and improved nutritional quality

1- Evaluate diverse carrot germplasm in fields experiencing drought stress in Bangladesh 2 – Intercross plants from populations identified as productive when grown as described in step 1.