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Louisiana State University - (SPRS), Chase, LA and (PPCP) Baton Rouge, LA



Sweet Potato Research Station at LSU Ag Center

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  • Virus testing and elimination

  • Maintains nuclear stocks in tissue culture

  • Propagates and disseminates clean plant materials of LSUAC cultivars important to Gulf South growers – Bayou Belle, Beauregard,  Bellevue, Evangeline, and Orleans as well as select heirloom cultivars

  • Conducts research on virus identification and detection

  • Leader in the development of new cultivars and disease and insect management

  • Conducts outreach programs

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