2012 Louisiana Rice Research Board-funded projects.

Frances Gould  |  10/10/2013 9:40:44 PM

The Louisiana Rice Research Board approved continuing funding for 20 LSU AgCenter projects and new funding for one project during its October 2011 meeting. The 2012 project titles, lead researchers and funding amounts are listed here.

Continuing Projects

Agricultural Economics
Economic Analysis of Rice Production and Farm Management in Louisiana
Michael Salassi $40,000

Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Rapid Calibration of Fertilizer and Seeding Rates in Agricultural Airplanes
Roberto Barbosa $23,000

Entomology
Extension Program Development and Demonstration Trials for Improving Integrated Pest Management in Louisiana Rice Production
Natalie Hummel $18,000

Integrated Management Strategies for Insect Pests of Rice in Louisiana
Michael Stout $88,500

Communications
Enhancement of Rice Research and Extension Communications
Frankie Gould, Steve Linscombe $36,000

Plant, Environmental and Soil Sciences
Development of Rice Germplasm for Sheath Blight Resistance, High Milling and Aroma
James Oard $45,000

Weed Management in Herbicide-Resistant/Tolerant and Conventional Rice
Eric Webster $115,500

Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology
Characterization and Utilization of Genetic Traits for Resistance to Multiple Diseases of Rice
Jong Ham $41,700

Study of the Biology and Management of Cercospora in Rice
Clayton Hollier $22,000

Northeast Research Station
Rice Weed Control Research in Northeast Louisiana
Bill Williams $45,630


Rice Research Station
Rice Research Station Overall Support
Steve Linscombe $25,000

Development of Disease Control Practices in Rice
Don Groth $68,500

Rice Management Strategies for Efficient Utilization of Agronomic Inputs and Natural Resources
Dustin Harrell $131,250

Multiple Generation Rice Breeding Nursery
Steve Linscombe $73,500

Development of Hybrid Rice for Louisiana
Steve Linscombe $84,000

Development of Superior Rice Varieties for Louisiana
Steve Linscombe $436,000

Development of Improved Long-Grain and Special- Purpose Rice Varieties for Louisiana
Xueyan Sha $99,750

Marker-Assisted Breeding and Development of Molecular Markers for Important Traits in Louisiana Rice Production
Herry S. Utomo $28,875

Rice Grain Quality Enhancement: Characterization of Grain Quality Among Elite High Protein Rice Lines
Ida Wenefrida TRQ $23,625

Southwest Region
Louisiana Rice Research Verification Project
John Saichuk $21,000

New Project

Plant, Environmental and Soil Science
Breeding Rice Varieties With Tolerance to Abiotic Stresses
Prasanta Subudhi TRQ $40,000

TOTAL TRQ Project Funding $63,625

TOTAL Checkoff Project Funding $1,443,205

TOTAL Project Funding $1,506,830


(This article was published in the 2012 Louisiana Rice Research Board Annual Report.)



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