Rapid Development of a Replacement Cultivar for Sprite Melon

North Carolina State University
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
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The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to help support continued work in developing a new hybrid cultivar of the Sprite melon type with comparable yield, earliness, quality and disease resistance for use by NC specialty crop growers. The objective of the project is to provide NC melon growers with seeds of a Sprite-type cultivar that can be maintained and produced locally without supply problems or outside competition.

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