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Basye, Dr. Robert E.
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Rose breeder   Listing last updated on 18 Jun 2024.
United States

[From Botanica's Roses, p. 677:] Basye has been active since the 1940s in Texas. He is an innovative raiser of inter-species crosses, aiming for health, hardiness and thornlessness. He has also endowed a chair for research work...

Professor Robert E. Basye died 9 February 2000. A retired Texas A&M Mathematics professor, he had bred roses for over 50 years. His goal was to breed roses that were resistant to black spot.

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