Dietrich Borchardt Sugarbeet Breeder, KWS - Einbeck, Germany
Dr. Dietrich Borchardt is working as Sugarbeet Breeder at KWS in Einbeck, Germany, and specialized in applied molecular breeding. Dr. Dietrich studied Agriculture in Kiel and Plant Breeding in Stuttgart Hohenheim. Since his PhD in 1994 on selection theory and optimizing breeding schemes, his main interest is to translate modern molecular techniques into breeding application. A strong technical development in combination with statistical tools in trait mapping strongly increased the power and efficiency of plant breeding.