Vegetable production

Broccoli Breeding (2004)


Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Jim Myers
OSU Dept of Horticulture

Brian Yorgey
OSU Dept of Food Science and Technology


  1. Develop broccoli hybrids adapted to western Oregon with suitable quality, high yields, and disease resistance.
  2. Evaluate cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS) as a method for producing F1 hybrid seed.