SBE Assistant Professor Han Tan’s research featured by News Center Maine

UMaine professors trying to develop potato varieties using new DNA-based tools

ORONO, Maine — Two professors at the University of Maine in Orono are working on breeding new potato varieties.

Professor of crop ecology and management in the School of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Greg Porter, and assistant professor of plant genetics with the School of Biology and Ecology Dr. Han Tan are studying how to make more varieties using a new DNA-based tool. Read more: