Clemson researchers help develop new line of disease-resistant vinca

Denise Attaway, College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences; Public Service and Agriculture gives us nice insights for the annual vinca.

“Phytophthora foliage blight is the most damaging and devastating disease on annual vinca plants and can be a limiting factor in landscapes,” Jeffers said. “Our part in this study is to help develop Phytophthora-resistant annual vinca plants that can be grown in landscapes in the southeastern U.S.”

Annual Vinca
Image Credit: Clemson College of Agriculture Forestry and Life Sciences

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