Fredericton Research and Development Centre Infographic

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  • Fredericton Research and Development Centre in Fredericton, New Brunswick
  • Established in 1912
  • Total staff: 64
  • Includes: 17┬áresearchers
  • 1 Satellite location in Benton Ridge Sub-Station
  • Research focuses on:
    • Developing Sustainable and Diverse Potato Cropping Systems
    • Pest and Disease Management
    • Genetics and Genomics Tools
    • End-Use Traits
  • Horticulture
    • Developing potato germplasm for different production areas of Canada
      • New varieties include traits for enhanced yields, disease resistance, environmental sustainability, health benefits, and use in bioproduct applications
  • Agro-Ecosystem Resilience
    • Researching and understanding
      • Soil health and soil microbial communities
      • Soil erosion and agro-chemical pollution mitigation
      • Technologies to improve plant growth and adaptation to stress
  • Biodiversity and Bioresources
    • Developing DNA fingerprinting and genotyping technologies to manage potato genetic resources
      • The Potato Node of Plant gene Resources of Canada maintains and characterizes potato germplasm and wild relatives, and supports Canada's International Treaty commitments to global biodiversity preservation
  • Contact Information:
95 Innovation Road
PO Box 20280
Fredericton, NB E3B 4Z7
(506) 460-4300

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