Dr. John W. Scott

Extension: Tomato Breeding and Genetics

Information on tomato problems encountered by growers, packers, and shippers is provided over the phone, in emails, or in EDIS publications.

Tomato breeding information is provided regularly in speeches and papers presented at the Florida Tomato Institute meetings, and Florida Ag Expo. field tour presentations show new varietal developments.

I have hosted County Master Gardener groups and appeared as a guest on a public television gardening show. A breeding for tomato flavor web cast presentation was made for the Plant Management network, Focus on Tomato website. Interviews about aspects of tomato breeding are made for various TV news shows or documentaries.

Other Extension Breeding Programs




Dr. John W. Scott

Professor of Horticultural Science, Tomato Breeding and Genetics