Jayasankar (Jay) Subramanian

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Professor Ontario Agricultural College Department of Plant Agriculture Guelph, Ontario jsubrama@uoguelph.ca Office: (905) 562-4141 ext. 134

Bio/Research

This program mainly aims at developing new varieties of peach, plum, and nectarine to meet the Ontario fruit industry needs. Apart from continuing traditional breeding that is in place for a long time at Vineland Station, Prof. Subramanian's program also will incorporate recent advances in genomi...

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Bio/Research

This program mainly aims at developing new varieties of peach, plum, and nectarine to meet the Ontario fruit industry needs. Apart from continuing traditional breeding that is in place for a long time at Vineland Station, Prof. Subramanian's program also will incorporate recent advances in genomics to complement fruit breeding. They are also investigating the genetic resistance to major diseases such as black knot and brown rot in tender fruits. Further study for the post-harvest enhancement of shelf life these fruits using hexanal in collaboration with other scientists.

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Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

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Media Relations

Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

Deirdre Healey
healeyd@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56581

Angela Mulholland
angela.mulholland@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56982

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