Jim Myers Co-Edits First Organic Crop Breeding Textbook

Organic Crop Breeding, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., provides a review of the latest efforts by breeders to develop improved crop varieties for organic production systems and is co-edited by Jim Myers, Department of Horticulture professor and vegetable breeder.

The opening chapters of Organic Crop Breeding look at breeding efforts focused on valuable traits, such as quality, pest, and disease resistance, and assess the impacts improved breeding efforts have on organic production. The second part of the book provides case studies from around the globe on a variety of crops, from carrots to corn.

For more information or to order the book, visit the Wiley Online Library.