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DEVELOPMENT OF DROUGHT TOLERANT CORN HYBRIDS/VARIETIES WITH REDUCED AFLATOXIN CONTAMINATION

Investigators
Guo B
Institutions
University of Georgia
Start date
2001
End date
2006
Objective
Screen and evaluate germplasm for drought tolerance and adaptation to southeastern U.S. growing conditions. Develop hybrids/varieties for growers with reduced aflatoxin contamination. Determine the mechanism of drought tolerance and aflatoxin resistance in corn and peanuts.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
6602-21000-019-01S
Accession number
404207
Categories
Mycotoxins
Commodities
Nuts, Seeds