Our Germplasm Assembly Team generates, propagates, and curates open-pollinated (OP) and hybrid walnut seedlings and clones. Propagation is essential for 1) production of plant material for initial pest and pathogen screening 2) cloning of interesting plant material for repeated screening and eventual field trials and 3) maintenance of mother trees of interest.

Propagation Techniques Include:

seedling production micropropagation embryo culture rooted cuttings layering
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