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Conservation of fruit, nut and specialty crops* - Washington County Master Gardener Speaker Series

Dec 7, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PST

Free webinar.

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Marcia McIntyre

Kim Hummer, PhD, research horticulturist with the USDA National Clonal Germplasm Repository will discuss how gene bank repositories preserve genetic diversity of thousands of traditional crop varieties and their wild species. She is actively studying the taxonomy, horticultural identity and diversity of berry crops.

Dr. Hummer has a PhD in horticulture from Oregon State University and an honorary doctorate from Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences. She is the research leader and specialty crop curator for the USDA Agricultural Research Service National Clonal Germplasm Repository.

* Qualifies for 1 hour MG continuing education credit

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