Cornell Apple Breeding: Taste the Apples of the Future
Brown, Susan K.
Susan K. Brown, the Herman M. Cohn Professor of Horticulture and Associate Chair for the merged CALS Horticulture Departments in Ithaca and Geneva presents an entertaining public lecture in Jordan Hall, “Cornell Apple Breeding: Taste the Apples of the Future.” Her lecture of October 13, 2011 was sponsored by the Cornell Association of Professors Emeriti. From her perspective as Director of the Fruit and Vegetable Genomics Initiative and as head of the apple breeding program, she presented a broad view of the process of creating new apple varieties from its history, the technical aspects to marketing issues to stimulate economic development and consumer satisfaction. The session ended with a sampling of two new apple varieties that are being commercialized in partnership with the NY apple industry.
This lecture is part of a series sponsored by The Cornell Association of Professors Emeriti and was presented at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station on the Geneva campus on 13 October 2011.. Videographer and producer: J. Robert Cooke. Length of Video: 48 min.
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