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Apple Breeding Video

September 1, 2015

DNA markers are a new way for fruit breeders like Jim Luby and David Bedford to create apple varieties with the right mix of traits to be a winner. But at the end of the day, Jim and David are still focused on the tasteand texture of any new varietybeing considered. For more information please watch the video below.

Did You Know?

Marker-based apple breeding approaches use genetic information to better understand the makeup of an apple seedling. Information derived from markers can then be used by breeders to streamline the breeding process.