Plant Breeding & Genetics News

CALS News, Spotlights, Field Notes and FutureCasts of interest to the Plant Breeding and Genetics Section community in the School of Integrative Plant Science.

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GREAT expands to South Asia with the gender-responsive plant breeding and seed systems course
The Gender-Responsive Researchers Equipped for Agricultural Transformation (GREAT) project is expanding its course offerings beyond sub-Saharan Africa, providing new opportunities for researchers in South Asia to create more inclusive and...
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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Michael Gore, the Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor and chair of the Plant Breeding and Genetics Section of the School of Integrative Plant Science (SIPS) in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is leading a multidisciplinary project to...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
Green grapes grow on vine

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Two newly released grape varieties, developed collaboratively between Cornell AgriTech and Sun World International, a global fruit genetics and licensing company, offer new flavors for consumers and better growing characteristics for farmers...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
Gagan Sidhu, Ph.D. '11, left, and Luc Mathis, of Meiogenix, examine seed specimens in a growth lab

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Meiogenix, a next-generation technology startup that helps agricultural crops – through chromosome editing – find their own genetic solutions, has joined Cornell’s McGovern Center business incubator. The company aims to help plant breeders...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Agriculture
Bram Govaerts

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Andrew D. White Professor-at-Large Bram Govaerts is visiting Cornell’s Ithaca campus the week of March 14. Govaerts is the Director of the Integrated Development Program and Regional Representative for the Americas in the International Maize and...
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section

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