An update on efforts to grow sterile cultivars of this important shade tree for Oregon growers The nursery industry in the Pacific Northwest markets a great deal of plant material to the upper Midwest and New England. Overall, Oregon ships 75% or more of its nursery plant material out of state. Shade trees are among […]
The Ornamental Plant Breeding Program at OSU is beginning to hit its stride and new cultivars are hitting the market – carrying the hopes of making a positive impact on the industry. Established in 2010, the Ornamental Plant Breeding Program at Oregon State University has worked to develop plants that work in production for landscapers […]
The Ornamental Plant Breeding Program develops new plants with an eye on how they function in modern, low-input landscapes.
Breeding for sterility is one way to control non-native, invasive plants.