Reminder: Flower Breeding Webinar Today

Join the National Association of Plant Breeding and PBG Works for a webinar on flower breeding, entitled From Lilies to Gladiolus: Flower Power, by Neil Anderson of the University of Minnesota. The webinar takes place on Wednesday, April 15, 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

Slides from the webinar as a pdf handout

About the Presenter

Dr. Anderson leads the University of Minnesota Herbaceous Perennial Breeding Program, which is recognized as one of the premiere public-sector flower breeding programs in the world.  Efforts have focused on creating new chrysanthemum plant habits, discovery and breeding of reflowering, non-vernalization requiring lilies, release of USDA Zone-4 winter hardy gladiolus, and cold tolerant gaura.

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