Beatrice Amyotte, Ph.D.

Image Beatrice Amyotte
Research Scientist, Small Fruit Germplasm Development

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.

Key publications

  1. How to disinfect raspberry germ plasm from viruses using thermotherapy, chemotherapy and cryotherapy

    2023 - View publication details

  2. Amyotte B. 2023. Day-neutral strawberry varieties in Ontario: A 2022 update from the Canadian Berry Trial Network. The Grower Magazine. January 2023: 22-23.

    2023 - View publication details

  3. Song,* J. , McClure, K. A., Amyotte, B., Gong, YH., Fan, L., Vinqvist-Tymchuk, M., Campbell Palmer, L., Zhang, ZQ., Migicovsky, Z., Myles, S. Targeted and untargeted metabolomics research coupled with genome-wide association analyses reveal genetic and biochemical control mechanism of phenolic compounds in apple fruit. 6th Horticulture Research Conference. Sept.29-Oct.5. 2019. Vince, Italy.

    2019 - View publication details

Research facility

32 Main Street
Kentville, NS B4N 1J5