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Webinar: Plant Genetics: Plant Breeding and Variety Selection

When:
11/14/2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
2018-11-14T13:00:00-06:00
2018-11-14T14:30:00-06:00
Cost:
Free

This webinar will cover plant breeding and variety selection for performance in sustainable organic systems, including nutrient and moisture use efficiency, competitiveness toward weeds, and enhanced interactions with beneficial soil biota.  It will also discuss heritable traits that could directly benefit soil biology and soil health.  Presenters are Mark Schonbeck of the Virginia Association of Biological Farming and Diana Jerkins of the Organic Farming Research Foundation.

This is part of eXtension.org‘s Soil Health and Organic Farming Webinar Series.

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