“These genomes and future discoveries will ultimately decrease the time it takes to breed new cultivars of pecan with desirable traits” - Dr. Jennifer Randall.
Brownwood worksite of the USDA ARS Pecan Breeding & Genetics Program. The USDA Pecan Breeding Program began in July 1930.
Seedlings from a cross between ‘Pawnee’ and ‘Elliott’ are being tested in the laboratory for resistance particular isolate of pecan scab.
One of four locations that will be planted with the same genetic cross. Other locations are Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico.
Pecan rootstock cultivar seedlings undergoing salinity stress tolerance evaluation.
Pecan researchers obtain full genomic sequence of pecan seedling that originated in Mexico.
A cross of ‘Pawnee’ x ‘Elliott’ is being used by the University of Georgia Tifton Campus to find DNA markers associated with scab resistance.
Scab screening nursery for controlled crosses made form Lakota and 87MX3-2.11.
In a project funded by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of...
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