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2018 Spring Lecture Series #1: New Cultivars of Old Favorites
March 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$8.00
Currently Professor Emeritus at NC State University, Dr. Werner has been involved in research on peaches and ornamental plant breeding and genetics since 1979. The recipient of numerous recognitions, he was granted the Luther Burbank Award for extraordinary achievement in plant breeding by the American Horticultural Society in 2013. Dr. Werner will discuss cultivars of redbud, butterfly bush and sweetgum released from the NCSU breeding program, as well as the process involved in their evolution. Dr. Werner will also share what is under development for potential releases from his research program
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