The 2015 Mississippi Blueberry Education Workshop will take place February 12, 2015 from 1-5pm at the MSU Forrest County Extension office in Hattiesburg, MS. Mississippi State University Extension Service, in conjunction with the USDA-ARS and the Gulf South Blueberry Growers … Continue reading
Here is a good video that explains the simple techniques that are used to make grape hybrids. I am part of this project (from afar, part of the extension project). If you have any questions let me know.
Vitisgen (http://www.vitisgen.org/index.html) is a large, multi-disciplinary, collaborative project focused on decreasing the time, effort and cost involved in developing the next generation of grapes. Vitisgen incorporates cutting edge genomics technology and socioeconomic research into the traditional grape breeding and evaluation process, … Continue reading
Introduction to Grapes Grapes are in the Vitaceae family which consists of 11 genera and 600 species, including the most commercially important genus, Vitis. Vitis is the only food-bearing genus in the family and has two subgenera: Euvitis and Muscadinia. … Continue reading