The dark red kidney bean variety that is taking over the market has its roots at the University of Guelph.
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From first cross to an established variety, developing a new crop variety is a 10-25 year process. It requires commitment, patience, in-depth knowledge and skill, all of which Dr Istvan Rajcan has demonstrated time and again in his work as a professor of Soybean Breeding & Genetics at the University of Guelph. Dr Rajcan was honoured as 2022’s Plant Breeder of the Year, an award presented by SeedWorld Group, sponsored by Germination and Seeds Canada.
Join the Research Innovation Office in congratulating University of Guelph’s Dr. Bonnie Mallard on her recent Synergy Award for Innovation, presented by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. This prestigious national award recognizes Dr. Mallard’s work on genetic strategies to promote cattle immune health. Previously, Dr.