Dr. Randy Gardner, Emeritus Faculty in the Department of Horticultural Science, was recently awarded the AAS Breeders Cup Award. The award was established in 2004 to recognize a plant breeder who dramatically influenced horticulture by breeding new cultivars that brought significant improvements to those classes. All-America Selections is very proud to recognize Dr. Randy Gardner with this award. Dr. Gardner, renowned tomato breeder, has over 32 years of experience at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center in Mills River, North Carolina.
Please congratulate Randy whenever you see him next.
See 2015 October SS Awards press release with award recipients.
National Garden Bureau