Southern Crop

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Blueprint for Produce: How Fruits & Vegetables are Designed for the Market

“In the early years, most of our effort was really geared toward grower traits — yield, degree of netting, size, shape, maturity. That was really where the early genetic improvement was being made,” says melon breeder Bill Copes, in the demonstration garden of the international seed company HM Clause in Davis.


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