Introduction to Vegetable Breeding

What do vegetable breeders do? What are their plant breeding objectives and how do they achieve their goals? Stacy will discuss how cultivars are developed for some common garden vegetables.This will be a ZOOM discussion with Stacy presenting from Arizona.

Stacy Dreis, Master Gardener Intern, Coteau Prairie Master Gardeners, Brookings, South Dakota (currently residing in Tucson, Arizona working in research).

Saturday, Sep 5
2:00 pm

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