Collection, characterization and clonal multiplication of selections of creole avocado with emphasis on the identification of Phytophthora spp. tolerant rootstocks

Published on 18 May 2011

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Start Date: 1 June 2006 | End Date: 31 July 2009

Overview

This project involves the nationwide collection of local varieties of avocado seeds and plant material to identify potential resistance to Phytophthora, promising applications of the species for agribusiness and fresh consumption and important commercial species that perform well due to their vigor, productivity and disease resistance. The most promising materials will be added to the germplasm bank of avocado and related species in the Colombian Corporation of Agricultural Research (Corpoica).

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