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Tomato presentations now online


May 12, 2011
By Janice LeBoeuf OMAFRA vegetable crop specialist

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Tomato presentations
now online

Steve Loewen, a professor at the University of Guelph’s Ridgetown campus
and a processing tomato breeder, has produced two videos describing the Ridgetown campus tomato breeding program.

May 12, 2011, Ridgetown,
Ont – Steve Loewen, a professor at the University of Guelph’s Ridgetown campus
and a processing tomato breeder, has produced two video presentations based on
his Tomato Day talk describing the Ridgetown campus tomato breeding program.

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They can be accessed from
the Tomato Day page on the Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers website or from
the Ridgetown campus website.

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Part 1: How do the
processing tomato breeding lines released from the Ridgetown breeding program
get to the field?

  • What is a breeding line?
  • What does a seed company
    do with the Ridgetown breeding line?

Part 2: How does a seed
company get access to the seed of the Ridgetown program’s breeding lines?

  • How are the lines actually
    released?
  • How are the lines
    commercialized?
  • Why are there some details
    that can’t be disclosed?


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