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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Comparative Evaluation and Breeding of New Sources of Host Plant Resistance to Cysdv and Sweet Potato Whitefly Biotype

Location: Crop Improvement and Protection Research

Project Number: 5305-21220-005-23
Project Type: General Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Mar 01, 2014
End Date: Dec 31, 2014

Objective:
Evaluate exotic melon germplasm for resistance to sweetpotato whitefly biotype B (SPWF-B) and the major virus that it transmits in the desert Southwest U.S.

Approach:
Resistant and susceptible melon germplasm will be field tested under natural infestation of SPWF-B and infection by CYSDV.

Last Modified: 7/23/2014
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