Tag Archive: peach breeding

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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