Priorities

FY2017 NCPN - Berries Objectives for Prioritization

 

Ranked by significance as voted by NCPN-Berries Tier 2

 

• Maintain and test existing G1

 

• Perform pathogen-elimination therapy to meet industry needs

 

• Validate and standardize Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), and re-evaluate and standardize existing diagnostic protocols

 

• Develop and apply the most appropriate methods for effective and rapid elimination of NCPN-targeted pathogens (cryotherapy, thermotherapy, chemotherapy)

 

• Sustain education and outreach programs – including economic impact studies, publications, presentations to nurseries and growers, and website maintenance