Professor Dave Wolyn Honoured for Decades of Asparagus Developement


Prof. David Wolyn, Department of Plant Agriculture, is the University of Guelph’s Innovation of the Year award winner for 2019. 

Malcolm Campbell, vice-president (research), presented the award to Wolyn for his leadership in the breeding and development of asparagus varieties that have become the most popular kinds grown in North America and that are fast gaining favour in Europe and Asia. Many believe the varieties saved the asparagus industry in North America.

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