Updated Sep 05, 2019

Registered sorghum germplasm with sugar cane aphid resistance for global use

Part of Texas A&M University

Registered germplasm with sugar cane aphid resistance for global use in sorghum plant breeding programs.

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Focus Areas:

Agriculture

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Problem

Sorghum plant resistance to the Sugar Cane Aphid.

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Solution

Provides sorghum germplasm with resistance to Sugar Cane Aphid for the development of sorghum varieties and hybrids with resistance.

Target Beneficiaries

Sorghum seed companies providing seed to small and large scale sorghum producers.

Innovation Description

Registration of RTx3410 through RTx3428 sorghum germplasm resistant to sugarcane aphid.

Competitive Advantage

This Sugar Cane Aphid (SCA) resistant germplasm provides seed companies with some of the first novel germplasm to incorporate into their plant breeding programs.

Milestones

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Funds RaisedVERIFIED
$876,284