Coastal Plants Program

The main focus of the LSU AgCenter Coastal Plants Program is to use traditional plant breeding and agricultural biotechnology techniques to develop improved native plant varieties for coastal restoration. It has expanded in recent years to investigate production practices and delivery systems. The LSU AgCenter's Coastal Plants Program is the only program in the nation developing improved plant varieties for coastal wetland restoration and is on the forefront of plant restoration technologies.

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The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture