Proactive Approach to Develop Disease Resistant Cotton Varieties

Randall Cotton, Field Crops

Rod Bain

Rod Bain

USDA researchers hope to develop cotton varieties resistant to Cotton Leaf Curl Virus before that disease reaches the US. Rod Bain has the first part of our story.


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Jodi Scheffler with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service explains the damage caused abroad by Cotton Leaf Curl and how it could threaten U.S. cotton crops.


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