2013 Louisiana Rice Research Board-funded projects

Frances Gould  |  10/10/2013 2:55:26 AM

The Louisiana Rice Research Board approved continuing funding for 16 LSU AgCenter projects and new funding for one project during its October 2012 meeting. The 2013 project titles, lead researchers and funding amounts are listed here.

Continuing projects

Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
Economic Analysis of Rice Production and Farm Management in Louisiana
Michael Salassi $36,000

Enhancement of Rice Research and Extension
Frankie Gould, Steve Linscombe $32,400

Integrated Management Strategies for Insect Pests of Rice in Louisiana
Michael Stout $95,850

Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology
Characterization and Utilization of Genetic Traits for Resistance to Multiple Diseases of Rice
Jong Hyun Ham $37,530

Study of the Biology and Management of Cercospora in Rice
Clayton Hollier $19,800

School of Plant, Environmental and Soil Sciences
Weed Management in Herbicide-Resistant/Tolerant and Conventional Rice
Eric Webster $145,017

Breeding Rice Varieties With Tolerance to Abiotic Stresses
Prasanta K. Subudhi $36,000 TRQ

Rice Research Station
Rice Research Station Overall Support
Steve Linscombe $22,500

Development of Disease Control Practices in Rice
Donald Groth $61,650

Rice Management Strategies for Efficient Utilization of Agronomic Inputs and Natural Resources
Dustin Harrell $118,125

Multiple Generation Rice Breeding Nursery
Steve Linscombe $66,150

Development of Superior Rice Varieties for Louisiana
Steve Linscombe $482,175

Marker-Assisted Breeding and Development of Molecular Markers for Important Traits in Louisiana Rice Production
Herry Utomo $25,988

Rice Grain Quality Enhancement: Characterization of Elite High-Protein Lines and Development of Herbicide-Resistant Rice
Ida Wenefrida $21,263 TRQ

Development of Hybrid Rice and Sheath Blight- Resistant Germplasm for Louisiana
James Oard $116,100

Southwest Region
Louisiana Rice Research Verification Program
John Saichuk $18,900

New projects

School of Plant, Environmental and Soil Sciences
Rapid On-Site Evaluation of Soil Salinity and Zinc Deficiency
David C. Weindorf $32,175

Funding $57,623

TOTAL Checkoff Project
Funding $1,310,360

TOTAL Project
Funding $1,367,622

(This article was published in the 2013 Louisiana Rice Research Board Annual Report.)

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