Location: Sugarcane Research Unit
Title: A multi-disciplinary approach to sugarcane research at the USDA, ARS, Sugarcane Research Unit in Houma Author
Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: March 17, 2014
Publication Date: N/A
Technical Abstract: The mission of the Sugarcane Research Unit (SRU) is to provide research-based solutions that enhance the viability of domestic sugarcane industry. To accomplish this mission, SRU uses a multidisciplinary approach to develop improved varieties and environmentally friendly production strategies. Consequently, the team is composed of geneticists, agronomists, an entomologist, a plant pathologist, and a weed scientist.