Expanded Ontario Pulse Committee 2016 Variety Trial Tour and University of Guelph Bean Breeding Program Overview

Overview:

The University of Guelph Bean Breeding program is inviting everyone to join the Ontario Pulse Committee for their tour of the Elora station field trial site, on Thursday August 25, 2016. Join us to get an inside view of the testing procedure for registering new bean varieties in Ontario, to get a preview of the material in the pipeline to become new bean varieties for Ontario producers and to learn about the latest bean genetics research at the University of Guelph.

The tour will begin with a lunch at the Elora Crops Research Centre building at 12:00. Guided tours of the registration trials and research trials at Elora (breeding plots, Anthracnose resistance screen, herbicide resistance plot, nitrogen management plot, genetic studies [nondarkening, folate content, nested population study]) begin at 12:45.

Expanded Ontario Pulse Committee 2016 Variety Trial Tour and University of Guelph Bean Breeding Program Overview