Breeding for drought-tolerance in the soybean super organism
Sustainable Production
GeneticsGenomicsSeed quality
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This is the first year of this project.
Lead Principal Investigator:
Mark Williams, Virginia Tech
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Brief Project Summary:

This project involves understanding how microbial communities assemble and function in soil ecosystems and root-zone habitats with the focus on better adapting soybean production systems to drier soil environments. Soil moisture levels are directly related to soybean yields and the soils biotic environment that support plant growth and yield.

Key Benefactors:
farmers, agronomists, extension agents

Information And Results
Project Deliverables

Final Project Results

The United Soybean Research Retention policy will display final reports with the project once completed but working files will be purged after three years. And financial information after seven years. All pertinent information is in the final report or if you want more information, please contact the project lead at your state soybean organization or principal investigator listed on the project.