Conservation, Development and Commercialization of Flowering Dogwoods

Organization:
North Carolina State University
Amount:
$52,648.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Wake
Description:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to develop new disease resistant dogwood varieties specifically designed for the southeast region. The project leaders will select native dogwoods with excellent disease resistance and use these varieties in a breeding program to develop new hybrids with expanded commercial potential. These new varieties will then be made available to the North Carolina nursery industry.

Contact:
Ms. Karen A. Roddy 2701 Sullivan Drive Campus Box 7653 Raleigh, North Carolina 27695 252-985-9868
Areas Served:
Statewide

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