RosBREED Team

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Name: Audrey Sebolt
Date registered: February 19, 2014

Latest posts

  1. RosBREED: For the first time, U.S. peach breeders implement Marker-Assisted Breeding — April 9, 2014
  2. RosBREED: For the first time, U.S. apple breeders implement Marker-Assisted Breeding — February 19, 2014

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Apr 09

RosBREED: For the first time, U.S. peach breeders implement Marker-Assisted Breeding

The perfect peach, one that meets consumer preferences for flavor and texture and producer preferences for performance, remains elusive.  Peach breeders are striving to fill this need; however, breeding a new peach cultivar is slow and inefficient, often requiring more than 15 years. Peach breeders have a hard time predicting which individuals would be the …

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Feb 19

RosBREED: For the first time, U.S. apple breeders implement Marker-Assisted Breeding

The success of recent introductions of new apple scion cultivars in the U.S. provides clear evidence that both consumers and the industry are eager for genetic innovations with appealing new fruit quality characteristics. The spectacular commercial impact of ‘Honeycrisp’, developed by the University of Minnesota, is an exciting indicator of this opportunity. However, developing and delivering …

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