Onion Breeding Program at NMSU
This website contains information catering to the needs of three different categories of people.
- Academic: For students and researchers interested in this program.
- General: For people who are interested in knowing about onions, trivia, recipes and fun facts about onions.
- Growers: Pertaining to cultivars,statistics and production information that best suit the needs of growers.
Seed source information:
Students & Researchers: If you are a student or researcher looking to do a study with our varieties, small seed samples can be send to you. Please contact Dr. Chris Cramer with your request.
Growers: If you are a grower looking for seeds of our varieties or seed sources of 'NuMex' onion varieties, please contact these commercial sources:
|Lockhart Seeds, Inc.
Cordor Seed Production
|3 Star Lettuce
Please keep in mind, that seeds of exclusively released varieties are available from DP seeds (NuMex Radiance, NuMex Serenade), Condor Seed Production (NuMex Mirage), or 3 Star Lattuce (NuMex Grandeur, NuMex Fabian Garcia)
Homeowners: If you are a homeowner looking for seeds of our varieties, retail outlets have not started carrying our varieties. we are working on getting a retail source for our varieties.
Dr. Chris Cramer
New Mexico State University
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences
P.O. Box 30003 MSC 3Q
Las Cruces, NM 88003-0003