ECA-PGR: Identifying Host Factors the Modulate the Association of Tall Fescue (Festuca Arundinacea) with Beneficial Epichloë Endophytes

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Description

Abstract Samples of developing seeds will be taken from each of three stages of development for the following half-sib families with combinations of tall fescue and fungal endophyte: Parent plant 46 with CTE endophyte. Parent plant 46 endophyte-cured. Parent plant 19-12 with NTE endophyte. Parent plant 19-12 endophyte-cured. The half-sib families are replicated (with others) in three randomized field plots at Spindletop Farm in Lexington, KY. Each replicate plot will be sampled, giving a total of 12 plots * three stages = 36 samples. The samples will be provided to Dr. Jason Wallace at the University of Georgia.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date5/1/2212/31/22

Funding

  • University of Georgia: $9,805.00

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