A Breeder's Challenge
We asked leading breeders to tell us what the varieties of the future would look like. Here are their answers.
November 24, 2008
The last 25 years have seen dramatic changes for grower, retailers and the end consumer. Plants have become better performers in the garden and on the bench, with brighter, longer-lasting colors and enhanced resistance to diseases and pests.
But there's always room for improvement, and the industry's leading companies are continuously looking for ways to improve their products to benefit growers, retailers and, of course, the end consumer. Here's what some of those breeders think the next 25 years will bring in terms of new varieties, and what's on the wish lists of some of Greenhouse Grower's readers when it comes to breeding better plants.