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Hybridization and Tetraploids and Chromosomes, Oh My! Understanding Plant Breeding for Disease Resistance

This webinar is part of the Spring 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension

Choosing a plant with disease resistance is one of the tools in a gardener’s Integrated Pest Management toolbox. In this session, ornamental plant breeder Dr. Ryan Contreras will outline how new cultivars are selected for disease resistance and highlight examples from his research program in the Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University.

Presented by: Dr. Ryan Contreras, Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University.

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