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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Integrated Approaches to Reduce Fhb and Don in Irrigated Grain Production of the Arid West Project Number: 0500-00053-004-01
Project Type: Grant

Start Date: Jun 01, 2014
End Date: May 31, 2015

Objective:
Determine level of effective FHB resistance in advanced lines and widely grown cultivars needed in irrigation systems in the western US.

Approach:
1) Establish a field screening nursery; 2) Characterize FHB resistance in spring barley and wheat cultivars; 3) Determine the effectiveness of fungicide application in reducing symptoms and DON levels under irrigation.

Last Modified: 10/20/2014
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