Death to the hybrids — cancelling plant breeding technologies

Hybrid diploid potato developed by Sanwen Huang and colleagues at the Chinese Acacdemy of Agricultural Sciences. See also the Hybrid potato company Solynta based in the Netherlands.
Jeff’s bottle of “RESISTANCE” Argmagnac. Photo credit: Jeff Ellis.
Grapevine grafting monument in honor of Gustave Foex in Montpellier.
François Baco, schoolteacher turned plant breeder.



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Biologist; passionate about science, plant pathogens, genomics, and evolution; loves travel, food, and sports; nomad and hunter-gatherer.