Genetic Manipulation of Sweet Corn Quality and Stress Resistance Grant uri icon



  • Seedborne fungi and seedling diseases are responsible for poor stands, low vigor and lack of uniformity of sweet corn crops. This project aims to characterize the pathogens associated with sweet corn seed and seedlings, and identify appropriate seed treatments for improvement of stand, vigor and uniformity of the crop in the field.

date/time interval

  • October 1, 1999 - September 30, 2005

sponsor award ID

  • IDA01185