Screening of soybean varieties, breeding lines for charcoal rot, frogeye leaf spot and Phomopsis seed decay resistance
Sustainable Production
Crop protectionDiseaseField management
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This is the first year of this project.
Lead Principal Investigator:
Alemu Mengistu, USDA/ARS-West Tennessee Experiment Station
Co-Principal Investigators:
Prakash Arelli, University of Tennessee-Institute of Agriculture
Craig Canaday, University of Tennessee-Institute of Agriculture
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Brief Project Summary:

As part of the soybean breeding program, soybean germplasm lines and commercial soybean cultivars are screened for resistance to a number of diseases. The goal of the program is to develop new soybean lines with herbicide, disease and nematode resistance that results in improved seed yields and seed quality.

Unique Keywords:
#soybean diseases
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