CARROT IMPROVEMENT FOR ORGANIC AGRICULTURE WITH ADDED GROWER AND CONSUMER VALUE
Vegetable Crops Research Unit
Project Number: 3655-21000-062-20
General Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: May 28, 2012
End Date: Aug 30, 2015
Develop carrot breeding stocks for production in organic agriculture systems with improved nutritional value, trial carrots in diverse growing locations, and release germplasm to the seed industry. Grow carrot trials to evaluate Nematode resistance in California.
a. Evaluate carrot genetic stocks for nematode resistance.
b. Provide selected carrots for further evaluation.
c. Assist in large-scale testing of resistance and outreach information development.