Reminder: Raspberry Breeding Webinar on April 8, 2015

Join the National Association of Plant Breeding and PBG Works for a webinar on Raspberry Breeding for the Pacific Northwest by Pat Moore of Washington State University. The webinar takes place on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). The webinar is free and advanced registration is required.

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This webinar is part of the 2015 National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) Webinar Series. Find all upcoming and recorded webinars at

About the Webinar

This webinar will discuss the challenges and approaches of breeding for a machine harvested, perennial fruit crop for a processing market – red raspberry.  The major priorities for my breeding program are to develop virus resistant, root rot tolerant, machine harvestable raspberry cultivars with excellent fruit quality. 

About the Presenter

Patrick Moore was was hired by Washington State University in 1987 as the berry plant breeder working with red raspberry and strawberries.  He works closely with growers, commodity commissions and the breeding programs in Oregon and British Columbia to develop new cultivars for the Pacific Northwest.  Since he has been with Washington State University he has released seven red raspberry cultivars and three strawberry cultivars and has six plant patents with another pending.

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