The 47th Tomato Breeders’ Roundtable was held at The Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, Ohio on April 4-6, 2018. A two-hour session on April 5 was dedicated to vegetable grafting, specifically tomato rootstock performance and breeding, especially within the context of soil-based crop production. University and industry speakers commented on grafting technology, the performance of current rootstocks, and the development and delivery of improved rootstocks.
- Grafting Technologies and their Trends, Chieri Kubota, The Ohio State University
- Assessing Scion Compatibility in Tomato as a Function of Yield, Cary Rivard, Kansas State University
- Genetics of Tomato Rootstock Breeding: Genetic Distance, Heritability, Vigor, Resistance and Selection Strategy, Sean Fenstemaker and David Francis, The Ohio State University
- Rootstock for the Computer Controlled Environment, an Industry Perspective, Rafael Lacaz Ruiz, De Ruiter
- Tomato Rootstock Traits from an Industry Perspective, Bryan Zingel, Sakata
- 47th Tomato Breeders’ Roundtable Program Booklet