Rapid Development of a Replacement Cultivar for Sprite Melon

Organization:
North Carolina State University
Amount:
$65,488.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Wake
Description:

The primary goal of this Golden LEAF grant is to develop new specialty melons for NC growers. Objectives include the development of inbred lines with performance at least as good as “Sprite” and testing of hybrids made by crossing complementary pairs of inbreds with the ultimate goal of releasing a replacement cultivar for the “Sprite” melon with ownership and control in NC.

Contact:
Ms. Karen A. Roddy 2701 Sullivan Drive Campus Box 7653 Raleigh, North Carolina 27695 252-985-9868
Areas Served:
Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Edgecombe, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Nash, Onslow, Pamlico, Pitt, Wayne, Wilson, Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Washington, Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Montgomery, Randolph, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Yadkin, Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Harnett, Johnston, Lee, Moore, Orange, Person, Vance, Wake, Warren, Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Cumberland, Hoke, New Hanover, Pender, Richmond, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland

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