Developing Crunchy and Colorful Carrots

Plant Breeding and Genomics March 18, 2015 Print Friendly and PDF

Join the National Association of Plant Breeding and the Plant Breeding and Genomics Community of Practice for a webinar on carrot breeding by Roger Freeman of Bayer Crop Science Vegetable Seeds. The webinar takes place on Wednesday, May 20 2015 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). The webinar is free and advanced registration is required.

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This webinar is part of the 2015 National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) Webinar Series. Find all upcoming and recorded webinars at http://www.extension.org/pages/60426

About the Presenter

Roger Freeman, based in Brooks, Oregon, is the senior carrot breeder for Bayer Crop Science Vegetable Seeds. Since he began breeding carrots in 1982, Freeman has developed more than 50 carrot hybrids that have been used in the production of several billion dollars’ worth of commercial carrot crops. In addition to developing new carrot varieties for the North American market, Freeman has developed hybrids for international markets around the world, including Europe, China and South America. “Food production is a common global language,” says Freeman regarding his efforts.

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