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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: ENHANCEMENT OF OAT GERMPLASM FOR RESISTANCE/TOLERANCE TO BARLEY AND CEREAL YELLOW DWARF VIRUS UTILIZING MARKER-ASSISTED-SELECTION BREEDING

Location: Crop Production and Pest Control Research

Project Number: 5020-21220-013-07
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 06, 2012
End Date: Aug 31, 2015

Objective:
Introgress BYDV tolerance and resistance genes into oat genetic backgrounds and develop DNA markers linked to these tolerance/resistance loci to facilitate oat breeding.

Approach:
This project will employ standard breeding practices, and molecular marker technology to develop oat lines with enhanced resistance/tolerance to BYDV.

Last Modified: 5/5/2015
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