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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Ornamental and Vegetable Research in the Gulf South

Location: Southern Horticultural Research

Project Number: 6062-21430-002-02
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: May 01, 2010
End Date: Apr 30, 2015

Objective:
Develop strategies for developing new and improved germplasm, cultural practices, pest control, and management techniques for ornamental and vegetable crops adapted to the Gulf States Region which will increase yields and net income, minimize production losses, improve crop quality, and conserve use of natural resources.

Approach:
Develop new and superior methods of germplasm improvement, pest control, planting systems, irrigation, and crop production management strategies for ornamental and vegetable crops adapted to the Gulf Coast Region. Determine factors that regulate plant diseases, growth characteristics, and tolerance to environmental stress in ornamentals and vegetable crops.

Last Modified: 12/18/2014
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