Beatrice Amyotte, Ph.D.
Beatrice Amyotte is the small fruit germplasm development scientist at the AAFC Kentville Research and Development Centre. Her program focuses on breeding strawberries, raspberries and other small fruits for production in Canada. Amyotte co-leads the Canadian Berry Trial Network, an industry-funded project which coordinates advanced testing of small fruit varieties in British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia. As well as industry-focused research, Amyotte conducts some pre-breeding activities including genetics studies and germplasm development.