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Plant Breeding Academy

2016 UC Davis Program Management for Plant Breeders Completed

PMPB 2016
Twenty-five breeders/researchers representing public and private organizations from USA, Canada, Costa Rica, France, India, Mexico, Pakistan, Taiwan and Turkey, participated in the third offering of the course Program Management for Plant Breeders - September 20-22, 2016, Davis, CA. The participant list included the recipient of the “Larry Teuber Memorial Scholarship”, Kay Watt, a PhD student at UC Davis.

The participants list:
John Larse, Sweet Darling Sales, USA; Emily Wegner, Illinois Foundation Seeds, USA; Damien Drouet, Vilmorin North America, USA; Dustin Borden, NexSteppe, USA; Kerry Mayfield, Chromatin, USA; Jacob Blauer, JR Simplot Co - Plant Sciences, USA; Eric Brucker, Illinois Foundation Seeds, USA; Paul Readly, American Takii, USA; Laurent Bettinger, Euralis Semences, France; David Mickelson, S&W Seed Company, USA; Hilda Patricia Rodriguez-Armenta, Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, México; Rex Bernardo, University of Minnesota, USA; Alfonso Cuesta-Marcos, Seminis, USA; Duran Zararsiz, Agromar, Turkey; Juan Marroquin, HM.Clause, USA; Marley Boyce, Cargill, Canada; Eric Mora, Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica; James Olmstead, Driscoll's, USA; Tamara Muruetagoiena, Driscoll's, USA; Kay Watt, UC Davis, USA; DeiWei Chen, Bucolic Seeds, Taiwan; Hafeez Sadaqat, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan.
The course objective is to enhance the management skills of professional scientists who are leading and directing plant breeding and laboratory programs in modern agricultural research and development programs of agribusiness companies and the public sector.

Lead instructors included industry experts, Fred Bliss, Tom Francois and Rale Gjuric.  A lecture and demonstration of Integrated Breeding Platform software was contributed by Shawn Yarnes.


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