Breeding and Developing New Nursery Crops for North Carolina

North Carolina State University
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to provide a third year of support to strengthen the competitiveness of the North Carolina nursery industry through the development, breeding and evaluation of new nursery crops with an emphasis on superior pest resistance, adaptability, and commercial potential. Funds will be used to accelerate the introduction of new cultivars. NC is currently the fourth largest producer of nursery crops in the nation.

Ms. Karen A. Roddy2601 Wolf Village WayAdmin Services III, Suite 240Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7514(252) 985-9868
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