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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Grisham, Michael P
Location Coordinator and Research Leader
(985) 853-3172
USDA, ARS Sugarcane Research Unit
5883 USDA Road
Houma LA 70360

The Unit’s mission is to provide research-based solutions that enhance the viability of sugarcane as a sugar and/or biofuels feedstock. The mission utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to develop improved varieties and environmentally friendly production strategies that will insure industry profitability, expand the cropping range, and combat a constantly evolving pest complex that includes diseases, insects, and weeds.

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