Kate Evans (WSU) New Role as Chair of PBCC, Advocacy, US Capacity for Plant Breeding

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More commonly known as the PBCC, the Plant Breeding Coordinating Committee serves to increase awareness of plant breeding issues within the public sector, explains Kate Evans, a Washington State University professor and associate scientist focused on pome breeding and genetics. She’s also the incoming committee chair and talks with Seed World Publisher Shawn Brook about her goals for the year ahead.

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One response to “Kate Evans (WSU) New Role as Chair of PBCC, Advocacy, US Capacity for Plant Breeding”

  1. akhlaq hussain says:

    Very interesting talk as I am myself plant breeder. One curiosity prevails in my mind, how IPR will be addressed in public sector plant breeding. Regarding access to germplasm is also very crucial issue as under IPR, plant breeders don’t share germplasm as it was common heritage prior to IPR

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