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Mr. Geoff Rowberry

Mr. Geoff Rowberry, a faculty member in the Department of Horticultural Science was also instrumental in the testing and release of cultivars from the potato breeding program conducted in the Department. Mr. Rowberry worked with Gary Johnson to conduct field trials to explore the physiology and management of newly released cultivars such as Yukon Gold. At the time, Mr. Rowberry's program was funded by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food.