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. 

Contact Information


PBGworks 1677

Connect with us

  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • YouTube


This is where you can find research-based information from America's land-grant universities enabled by eXtension.org



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