fruit breeding

Tool for developing new sustainable apple varieties published

An international team of scientists, among whom researchers from Wageningen University & Research Centre published the week of June 5 a high qual... READ MORE »

Breeding Apples at the University of Minnesota

http://youtu.be/y8DSx0lyVAY David Bedford, an apple breeder with the University of Minnesota, discusses the way genetic techniques can speed up the... READ MORE »

Obituary: James Moore

James N. Moore, who in 1964 established the fruit breeding program within the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, died Jan. 22. He ... READ MORE »

Plant IP protection program to host first US workshop

The CIOPORA Academy, a specialized training and certificate program for Intellectual Property (IP) protection in the field of horticulture, will host... READ MORE »

Another lawsuit targets UC’s strawberry breeding program

For the second time in as many years, the University of California’s (UC) strawberry breeding program finds itself the subject of a lawsuit. This... READ MORE »

Strawberry

UC Davis faces lawsuit over breeding technology

Two scientists have filed a lawsuit against the University of California, Davis (UC Davis). California Berry Cultivars, a company co-founded by for... READ MORE »

RosBREED prioritizes disease resistance

The focus of RosBREED 2, a program to produce better-tasting fruit that resists storage problems and other challenges, is disease resistance. A $10... READ MORE »

Breeding techniques will improve in the search for superior traits

As part of its Grow Ahead: The Future of Fruits & Vegetables series, Fruit Growers News questioned several fruit breeders about what their trade m... READ MORE »


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