Location: Appalachian Fruit Research Laboratory
Project Number: 8080-21000-023-03
Start Date: Sep 01, 2009
End Date: Aug 31, 2014
Early flowering transgenes will be utilized to develop a rapid-cycling breeding system to dramatically shorten plum generation time. Using this approach, improved plum germplasm with Plum Pox Virus (PPV) resistance and high sugar control will be developed. "Specialty Crops Research Initiative Proposal"