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Tae Cheol Seo

Scientist - Vegetable Physiology; seconded from RDA, Korea


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PhD in Horticulture, Seoul National University, Korea

Research interests

Screening methodologies; pepper (Capsicum spp.) germplasm tolerant to abiotic stresses


Dr. Seo, a research scientist with the Vegetable Research Division of the National Institute of Horticultural & Herbal Science (NIHHS), Rural Development Administration (RDA), Republic of Korea, studies the physiology of vegetable crops, in particular Capsicum spp.—an important crop in Korea. He previously held a research position with the NIHHS Protected Horticulture Experimental Station.

At WorldVeg, he will evaluate and select pepper genetic resources tolerant to heat and waterlogging.

Dr. Seo is seconded to WorldVeg from the NIHHS for a term of two years (2018-2020).