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UC Davis Plant Breeding Academy UW Bill Tracy Sweet Corn Irwin Goldman
The Second class of graduates from the UC Davis Plant Breeding Academy Dr. William Tracy making sweet corn selections Dr. Irwin Goldman giving a tour at the 2009 PBCC/ NAPB meeting
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UW Harvesting Corn Mike Casler Onion bulb harvest
Harvesting corn pollinations Dr. Michael Casler giving a tour at the 2009 PBCC/ NAPB meeting Dr. Michael Havey's onion breeding program


Anthony Bockholt Norman Borlaug JD Smith
Dr. Anthony Bockholt Pollinating Corn Dr. Norman Borlaug, "The Father of the Green Revolution" Dr. James D. Smith, showing off his breeding progress

Texas A&M University

Maize Breeding


The Borlaug Institute

Texas A&M University

Quantitative Genetics Program




UW Natalia and silage chopper UW student with leaf UW Tracy Group
Dr. Natalia De Leon following a small plot silage chopper to measure different varities yields in her silage and biofeedstock breeding program A wide variety of field greenhouse and laboratory experiments are conducted by plant breeders The University of Wisconsin sweet corn crew


Pumpkin Breeding    
Graduate student (Luis Genaro Sierra) preparing pumpkin pollinations.    
Dr. Linda Wessel Beaver's tropical pumpkin breeding program at the University of Puerto Rico