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Wehner, Todd C.


Professor Horticultural Science
tcwehner@gmail.com
919-741-8929
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Dr. Wehner has been working on plant breeding at NC State University since 1979. Responsibilities include research in the area of cucurbit breeding (cucumber, watermelon and stevia), teaching (plant breeding methods, distance education, integrated breeding databases), and service to the department. Outside activities include consulting with industry and teaching at the Plant Breeding Academy at the University of California-Davis. There is information provided on this website for plant breeding work on cucumber, watermelon, and stevia (in addition to specialty melon, luffa gourd). There is also information on courses taught, as well as the plant breeding and vegetable crops programs at NC State. For additional information, see biography, international activities, and resume' below.


Expertise:
Plant Breeding | Plant Genomics and Genetics
Country(s) of experience:
Canada | China-Peoples Rep | Czech Republic | India | Israel | Kenya | Mexico | Poland | South Africa | Spain | Sri Lanka | Tanzania | Thailand | Turkey | Turkmenistan
Type(s) of International Experience:
Researcher in an international project | Instructor at an academic institution overseas | Speaker at an international conference | Visiting faculty | International consultant | Advisor for international students | Host for international faculty | Host for international post-doc
Language(s):
Spanish
Projects:
African Plant Breeding Academy Training/Workshop
01/01/2013 - 12/31/2016
Funding Agency/Sponsor:
Institutional Partner: University of California, Davis (UC Davis), USA

Plant Breeding Academy - Asia Development project
01/01/2013 - 12/31/2016
Funding Agency/Sponsor:
Institutional Partner: University of California, Davis (UC Davis), USA

Chilling Tolerance in Watermelon Development project
01/01/2009 - 12/31/2016
Funding Agency/Sponsor: North Carolina State University
Institutional Partner:

Cucumber Gene Mutants Development project
01/01/2008 - 12/31/2016
Funding Agency/Sponsor:
Institutional Partner:

Cucurbitaceae Conference Training/Workshop
01/01/2010 - 12/31/2010
Funding Agency/Sponsor:
Institutional Partner: European Society of Breeding Research (EUCARPIA), EU