GENETIC IMPROVEMENT OF WOODY PLANTS (TREES AND SHRUBS) FOR ORNAMENTAL USES

Project Details

Description

The nursery industry is in need of new plants for ornamental purposes that are adapted to the specific climatic and edaphic conditions of the US. This project seeks to breed improved, disease- and pest-resistant woody ornamental plant cultivars of dogwood, hazelnut, holly, and other species that are both attractive and hardy.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date10/1/109/30/15

Funding

  • National Institute of Food and Agriculture (National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA))

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