Walt Disney World’s EPCOT Festival Highlights the “Magic of Seed”: Plant Breeding Evolution, Space Seeds, Gene Sequencing, and More…Would you believe the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival brings more than 7 million visitors to the park each year? Now, in its 24th year, this popular festival kicked off earlier this month, and runs through the end of May. If your travel plans bring...
Michael Kovach, Pennsylvania native, and row crop breeder. “I love the idea that the products we develop will be grown by farmers”
Ted Superak, breeder of 41 years, who currently works for HM Clause seeds. “Its human directed evolution. I try to create different combinations of genes. Its kind of like being an artist where DNA is your paint.”
Plant breeding innovation is a hot topics at ASTA’s CSS & Seed Expo 2016.
The research seminar covered the evolution of plant breeding to include more sophisticated tools, how breeders are using genome editing, and its potential to more economically and efficiently sustain the diverse, nutritious and high quality food we enjoy today.