Breeding Peanuts: The Story of a Lowly Groundnut

Join the National Association of Plant Breeding and the Plant Breeding and Genomics Community of Practice for a webinar on peanut breeding by Barry Tillman of the University of Florida. The webinar takes place on Wednesday, May 20 2015 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). The webinar is free and advanced registration is required.

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This webinar is part of the 2015 National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) Webinar Series. Find all upcoming and recorded webinars at

About the Presenter

Barry Tillman is an Associate Professor of Agronomy at the University of Florida North Florida Research and Education Center. The peanut breeding program at the University of Florida is focused on developing cultivars with improved yield, grade, disease resistance, nematode resistance, and grain chemistry. The primary goal is to produce cultivars that deliver greater profits for peanut producers.

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