Lessons in Plant Breeding on the Farm
By Grit Staff | Aug 3, 2016
PABLO, Montana – Interested in breeding your own plant varieties? Learn from the Northern Organic Vegetable Improvement Collaborative how to develop, improve and maintain plant varieties that will fit your farm environment. This field-based class on September 13 and 14 will help participants determine breeding goals and plans, along with instruction on cross-pollination, self-pollination, and seed selection.
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