Tomato presentations now online
May 12, 2011 By Janice LeBoeuf OMAFRA vegetable crop specialist
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.
They can be accessed from
the Tomato Day page on the Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers website or from
the Ridgetown campus website.
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
- How are the lines
- Why are there some details
that can’t be disclosed?
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