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Yuejin Weng, Jun Qin, Stephen Eaton, Yufeng Yang, Waltram Second Ravelombola, and Ainong Shi

field experiment. This study included 173 cowpea genotypes. The seeds were obtained from the USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) and increased in the field of University of Arkansas Research and Extension Center at Fayetteville, AR. The

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Beiquan Mou

). There are currently some “red” true spinach cultivars on the market, but the red coloration is limited to the veins of the leaves. In this article, the development of ‘USDA Red’, the world’s first true spinach variety with red color on the surface of the

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Rayane Barcelos Bisi, Ute Albrecht, and Kim D. Bowman

), and have proven a useful tool to identify zygotic and nucellar seedlings ( Russell et al., 1997 ). Six new hybrid rootstocks ‘US-1279’, ‘US-1281’, ‘US-1282’, ‘US-1283’, ‘US-1284’, and ‘US-1516’ were released from the USDA citrus breeding program during

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H. Brent Pemberton, Kevin Ong, Mark Windham, Jennifer Olson, and David H. Byrne

Initiative through the USDA. The proposal was developed in collaboration with the rose industry beginning with the Rose Rosette Conference organized by Star Roses and Plants (West Grove, PA) and the Garden Rose Council in April of 2013. At this conference

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Maryna Serdani, Robert A. Spotts, Jill M. Calabro, Joseph D. Postman, and Annie P. Qu

We thank the USDA National Plant Germplasm System for partial funding of this project.

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D. Michael Jackson, Howard F. Harrison, Robert L. Jarret, and Phillip A. Wadl

accessions of I. batatas listed ( CIP, 2019 ). The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (USDA, ARS) also maintains an important sweetpotato germplasm collection (762 accessions available) at the Plant Genetics Resources Conservation

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Haiying Zhang, Guoyi Gong, Shaogui Guo, Yi Ren, Yong Xu, and Kai-Shu Ling

tolerance properties in the 1066 accessions evaluated in two independent and replicated experiments were divided into four general classes ( Table 1 ). Table 1. The drought tolerance properties of the 820 USDA Citrullus germplasm accessions and 246 local

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Kim D. Bowman, Lynn Faulkner, and Mike Kesinger

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) between 2001 and 2010 ( Bowman, 2001 , 2007a , 2007b ; Bowman and McCollum, 2010 ), and have become the rootstocks of choice for a substantial percentage of new citrus tree propagations in Florida. Along with

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Gayle M. Volk, Adam D. Henk, Christopher M. Richards, Philip L. Forsline, and C. Thomas Chao

composition, tree architecture, winter and drought tolerance, and disease resistance ( Dzhangaliev, 2003 ; Yan et al., 2008 ; Zhou, 1999 ). The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) sponsored four plant exploration trips in Central Asia to collect wild

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Robert L. Jarret

characteristics [length., width, length:weight (L:W), weight, and color] among 295 accessions of C. baccatum (vars. baccatum and pendulum ) in the USDA/ARS Capsicum germplasm collection ( Jarret et al., 1990 ). Materials and Methods Seed of a total of