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Category Archives: Hybrid Breeding

Bionic Jatropha Breeders reach F2 interspecific hybrids

At the breeding orchard of Bionic Palm in Ghana our Jatropha breeders have again passed a milestone: the first interspecific hybrid line has reached its F2 generation with 3 successfully raised seedlings. Again this milestone opens up a whole new world of breeding opportunities especially when the population of this Read more →

Jatropha Breeder discusses Elite Cultivars

A new chapter has been just published on the Jatropha Breeder 3.0, a blog on Bionic Palm’s development of non-toxic commercial planting material. The Bionic Palm MD is discussing the question how to best¬†define an elite Jatropha cultivar. He takes us through the various traits (or properties) a plant breeder Read more →