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Into the wild -- Applying wild soybean to dissect the genetic basis of broad-spectrum soybean cyst nematode resistance and tolerance for soybean improvement

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Award date: 
Jun 3, 2014
Award amount: 
$100,000
Organization name: 
UNC - Charlotte
Principal Investigator: 
Song, Bao-Hua
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Collaborative Funding Grant
Region: 
Greater Charlotte

Researchers at the University of North Carolina - Charlotte and Monsanto will partner to use a novel approach to identify genes that could protect against Soybean Cyst Nematode, a devastating soybean disease, with a long term goal of developing soybean cultivars that withstand the disease.

Fiscal year: 
2014