148. Helping to save ancient Welsh apples and pears
Dr Danny Thorogood

Dr Danny Thorogood at the heritage orchard, IBERS Gogerddan

More than 60 historic Welsh apple and pear varieties are grown in heritage orchard established at the University’s Gogerddan campus by plant breeder and geneticist Dr Danny Thorogood from the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Science (IBERS).

The orchard was created as part of a National Lottery Heritage Fund project managed by the Welsh Perry and Cider Society.

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Further Information

Dr Danny Thorogood

Academic Department