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SPRING BLACK STEM AND STEMPHYLIUM LEAF SPOT RESISTANCE SCREENING IN THE USDA-ARS NATIONAL PLANT GERMPLASM SYSTEM¿S MEDICAGO SPP. GENETIC RESOURCES

Investigators
Irish B M
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2019
End date
2019
Objective
1. Optimize inoculation protocols for fungal species causing Spring black stem and Stemphylium lead spot diseases of alfalfa. 2. Systematically screen through alfalfa germplasm for disease resistance to Spring black stem and Stemphylium lead spot. 3. Define host range for Spring black stem and Stemphylium lead spot diseases in subsets of representative Medicago spp. taxa. 4. Evaluate Standard Check variety and inventories for reaction to Spring black stem and Stemphylium lead spot diseases. 5. Make data and associated information publicly available through presentations, publications and through the USDA-ARS National Plant Germplasm System¿s Germplasm Resource Information Network (GRIN) Global database.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project number
2090-21000-026-02T
Accession number
435694
Categories
Chemical Contaminants
Commodities
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