Kenneth Pecota

Senior Research Scholar, Sweetpotato Breeding and Genetics Program

Ken PecotaKen manages the field operations of the sweetpotato breeding program. He has been with the program since 1992, when he was a graduate student in the breeding program. After completing his master’s degree in 1995, Ken transitioned into working for the program full-time. He enjoys the challenge of combining traits into new varieties that solve industry problems and create new opportunities for growers and consumers.