David Francis

Plant Breeding and Genomics August 05, 2013 Print Friendly and PDF

David Francis is a Professor at The Ohio State University in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science.  David is a tomato breeder, developing breeding lines, parents and hybrids for the processing tomato industry. His research group integrates field-based plant breeding with the discovery of sequence variation, and techniques derived from population genetics to identify novel traits and understand how human selection has shaped contemporary plant varieties. 

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.