Rosemary Collier chaired a session at Food Matters Live on 'The future of global, sustainable, nutritious diets'. Presentations are available here.
November 22, 2016
Rosemary Collier and Jonathan Menary both gave presentations today at the symposium.
November 18, 2016
Jonathan Menary gave a presentation on his research at the conference and Kat Hayles won an award for the best poster. Well done both!
November 16, 2016
Graham Teakle, John Clarkson, John Walsh, Charlotte Allender, Rosemary Collier, Sebastian Fairhead and Guy Barker made presentations at the Vegetable Genetic Improvement Network Stakeholder Day at Wellesbourne on 14th November.
|10.30||Introduction to the day||Brian Thomas|
Identifying resistance to fungal pathogens in VeGIN and industry impact
|11.00||Opportunities for exploiting resistance to plant viruses||John Walsh|
|11.20||Currant-lettuce aphid: host plant resistance and
Opportunities for crop improvement as part of Integrated
Industry priorities that might be addressed by crop breeding
|Charlie Kisby, G's|
What are the key targets for improving host plant resistance
Lunch and student posters
Sources of resistance to tipburn in lettuce
Gene Bank collections and exploiting genetic diversity in carrot
Genetics and breeding and new approaches
Discussion on priorities going forward
October 31, 2016
Graham Teakle and Rosemary Collier each gave presentations at the Oil Seed Rape Genetic Improvement Network Stakeholder Forum held at Rothamsted Research today. The forum theme was 'Breeding for resistance to pests and diseases; approaches and advances'.
The titles of their talks were:
Graham 'OREGIN update overview/plant resources'
Rosemary 'Advances in understanding resistance to pests – horticultural brassica perspective'
October 24, 2016
Dave Chandler has recently given presentations describing the AMBER Project- Application and Management of Biopesticides for Efficacy and Reliability (AMBER). This was at the 2016 Cucumber and Pepper Conference on 12th October and the British Tomato Growers Assocation Conference on 29th September.
On 12th and 13th October, the School of Life Sciences/Warwick Crop Centre took part in the Open Days at Elsoms with a stand demosntrating some of our reserach on crops and crop improvement in particular.
August 24, 2016
Interview by Dave Chandler on research on plants and crops at Warwick on BBC Radio Coventry and Warw
Dave Chandler from Warwick Crop Centre, School of Life Sciences was interviewed today about our research on plants and crops at the University of Warwick on the Brody Swain Show - about 54:47 minutes in.
Rosemary Collier gave a presentation entitled 'Challenges to sustainable production of fruits and vegetables' at the 18th World Congress of Food Science and Technology, Dublin on 22 August 2016.