Development of a Lettuce Industry in NC

Organization:
North Carolina State University
Amount:
$123,233.69
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Wake
Description:

There has been a recent increase in the demand for lettuce produced in North Carolina. This project will meet that demand by researching the best performing lettuce cultivars, establishing schedules for transplanting and direct seedings, and analyzing issues related to fertilization, diseases, weeds, and pests. Research will also include cabbage. Work will take place across the state, and will involve both North Carolina State University and North Carolina A & T.

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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