Visiting Scholar Program for Plant Breeding

Dr. Todd C. Wehner


  • Visiting scholar (for those with a BS degree or higher)
  • Visiting scientist (for those with a PhD degree)
  • More information available at Research Scholars

Training in Practical Plant Breeding

  • Field research
    • Plant, thin, inoculate, harvest, collect and analyze data, write reports
  • Greenhouse and seed laboratory
    • Plant, trellis, pollinate, extract seeds, dry and clean seeds


  • Cucumber
  • Watermelon
  • Stevia



  • April or May through August or September (other times available)

Cost Estimates

  • Room and board: $1,200/month
  • (plus round-trip travel to Raleigh, North Carolina)