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Richard Veilleux

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544 Latham Hall
220 Ag Quad Ln.
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Professor

TPS Affiliate Faculty

School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

Dr. Veilleux researches the genetic improvement of horticultural crops, with emphasis on genomics of potato. Using the draft genome of potato sequenced using a homozygous doubled monoploid, his lab is comparing it to the genomes of other homozygous potato clones as research approaches the sequence of the more complex heterozygous cultivated types.

Research Interests

Plant Breeding