Tropical Sugarbeet Variety Trial
The project goals include:
- Planting Tropical Sugar Beets at four locations across the state,
- Determining whether or not Tropical Sugar Beets can survive in North Carolina, monitoring effects of climate, competition, insects, disease, etc.
- Measuring crop yield and testing for sugar content.
Tropical Sugar Beets at the Biofuels Campus, Oxford, NC, September 2009.
Leveraged funds reported: $12,000
North Carolina counties benefiting from this project: Duplin, Granville, Moore, Wake, and Washington
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