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Plant Science Technologies: New Cultivar Development

By: Ross Sheldon and Mark Morris, A.M. Todd Company
Posted: December 3, 2008, from the December 2008 issue of P&F magazine.

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  • December 2008 issue, pg 30
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Plant science development programs have had a traditional focus of seeking new cultivars or varieties that target improved quality and yield, plants with enhanced resistance to disease and pests, and, finally, specialty products having new quality characteristics and performance traits. This paper will present an overview of one approach and the steps taken during the development and commercialization process.

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