The Science of Crop Breeding - Creating Better Hybrid Tomatoes (FSFS221)


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Nikolay Georgiev joins me to talk about the process of breeding hybrid tomatoes. We get into the science discussing what is possible in terms of disease resistance and what problems breeding could solve. You'll also learn how a farmer or gardener could create some localized resilience by breeding their own seeds. It's everything you ever wanted to know about breeding tomatoes.

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