Plant Breeding

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,…