Can We Breed a Better Open Pollinated Corn Variety Today?

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2021: $27,000.00
Projected End Date: 04/30/2024
Grant Recipient: Z Mojego Ogrodu
Region: North Central
State: Wisconsin
Project Coordinator:
Frank Kutka
Z Mojego Ogrodu
This presentation explains the history and process of forming synthetic varieties of corn from inbred lines to speed up the process of improving open pollinated varieties of corn.
Conference/Presentation Material
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Frank Kutka, Z Mojego Ogrodu
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
This product is associated with the project "Developing Affordable Seed Corn for On-Farm Production and Sales"
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.