Get the Dirt on Potato Breeding: NAPB Webinar

Plant Breeding and Genomics November 29, 2018 Print Friendly and PDF
This presentation is part of the "How to Breed New Plant Varieties: Imagining and Engineering Crops" series and describes the breeding of potato.


Original Air Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014

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About the Webinar

Dr. Walter De Jong from Cornell University will present a webinar on the breeding of potato.

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About the Presenter

Dr. Walter De Jong's research centers around the genetic improvement of potato, both by conventional and molecular genetic means. Our breeding program aims to develop new chipping and tablestock varieties that are adapted to the Northeast and meet ever-changing needs of the regional potato industry.

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