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EVALUATION OF PROMISING QUINOA LINES IN THE MIDWEST FOR ENHANCED FOOD SECURITY AND SUSTAINABILITY

Investigators
Pathan, S.; Eivazi, Frieda; Clark, Ke, M..; Eaton, To, .; Valliyodan, Ba, .
Institutions
Lincoln University
Start date
2020
End date
2023
Objective
The long-term goal of this project is to select high-yielding quinoa cultivars with biotic and abiotic stress tolerance capacity for the Midwest. The following objectives are planned to accomplish this goal:To evaluate promising quinoa lines across different locations and times to select the best lines for the Midwest.To determine the effect of drought stress on seed composition.Extension: to disseminate information to quinoa farmers/producers, seed processors, and users.To evaluate the economics of domestic quinoa production, processing, and marketing.To train graduate and undergraduate students in plant breeding and crop production.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
MOLUPathan03
Accession number
1021864
Categories
Food Defense and Integrity