Projects

Watermelon-Citron Melon Hybrids

Selecting the best genetics of landrace watermelon and citron melons for Northern Colorado, USA. Looking for…

Perennial Dividing Onion Diversification

A long term project to bring back the diversity in potato onions and other perennial dividing onions by…

Maypop Passionfruit Improvement Project

The purpose of this project is to collaboratively identify and develop more useful varieties of maypop…

Job's Tears as a Perennial Grain

This project aims to study the utility of Job's Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi) as a perennial grain in warm…

Beach Plum Improvement Project

This project aims to identify and develop superior cultivars of native beach plums (Prunus maritima).

Canna edulis

Update- I have a small quantity of spare seed of C. edulis "Queensland arrowroot" pollinated with a wide variety of…

Cold-Hardy Prickly Pear Cactus

This project aims to test — and push — the northern limits of a large-fruited species of prickly pear cactus (…

Perennial Kale Breeding Project

Oregon-based plant breeder Chris Homanics is working to develop diverse perennial kale lines that taste great,…

Monkey Puzzle Tree Proliferation Project

Aimed at younger growers with permanent tenure on their land, this project aims to increase the…

Tartary Buckwheat Germplasm Evaluation

Evaluating roughly 80 accessions of Tartary Buckwheat (Fagopyrum tataricum), a valuable pseudo-cereal and…

Mayapple Crop Improvement Project

A long-term breeding project with overlapping goals: developing cultivars of American mayapples (Podophyllum…

Chinquapin Chestnut as a Productive Food Crop

A collaborative long-term project to identify and/or breed cultivars of chinquapin chestnut (…

EFN Jojoba Improvement Project

A long-term project aimed at developing productive frost-resistant jojoba as a renewable energy crop.

EFN Perennial Grain Sorghum Project

Run by EFN Co-Founder Nate Kleinman, this project aims to develop perennial sorghum for use as a grain crop…