Will feature top researchers, opinion leaders presenting in keynote lectures, paper presentation sessions and workshops. A commercial exhibition will be held in conjunction with the symposium to showcase the latest cutting-edge technology in rice production and sustaina...
The 2013 class will maintain the core curriculum delivered in the previous classes and add modules to address the most recent development in plant breeding theory and practice, including an expanded section on molecular marker use, genome selection, non-replicated desig...
EUCARPIA - European Association for Research on Plant Breeding
Zentrales Hörsaal-Gebäude - Goettingen, Germany
This conference will focus on the development of new crop breeding strategies to improve crop nutrient use efficiency, as one strategy to address these challenges.
The program will include the first results of the NUE-CROPS project (Improving nutrient efficiency in maj...
Designed to enhance management skills of plant breeders and technical leads. Professionals directing these programs in agricultural research, in agribusiness development and those from the public sector will benefit from attending>
Provides an introduction to breeding methodology and selection theory for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers in animal and plant breeding. Conducted by Piter Bijma of Wageningen UR, one of the leading authorities in this field.
Associação Brasileira de Tecnologia de Sementes (ABRATES)
Espaço de Convençoes Centro Sul - Florianópolis , SC, Brazil
A programação científica contará com palestras, painéis, minicursos, sessões pôster, além do show room tecnológico com a presença de empresas renomadas do segmento de sementes, insumos, máquinas e equipamentos, tecnologia e áreas afins.
Free and open to all visitors will have access the latest independent advice and research on plant breeding, varieties, crop agronomy, soils and plant innovation with an afternoon of seminars, indoor exhibits and field demonstrations.
The program focuses on the topics: Material use of Biomass / Plant Breeding, Computational Systems Biology, Industrial Biotechnology / Bioenergy, Marine Biotechnology, Regenerative / Personalized Medicine.
Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra - Coimbra , Portugal
Main topics of the symposium will be: plant cloning, plant conservation, somatic embryogenesis, rooting, haploid research, genetic transformation and physiological, biochemical and molecular aspects of in vitro culture.
Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore - Tampa, Florida, United States
The annual meeting is an opportunity for breeders and allied scientists to stay updated on recent innovations in plant science and to discuss public policy issues relevant to plant breeding. The meeting also provides an important venue for graduate students to present t...
The workshop will give an overview of epigenetics, detail the methods used and the mechanisms implicated, and present information about how epigenetics could be used in plant breeding programs, as well as in plant protection against viruses.
First section offers a general overview of metabolomics and its applications to plant science, second part will consider the various applications to plant breeding and plant genetics. Course targeted for young scientists who are interested in plant breeding.
The conference provides a prestigious business platform to meet and to exchange and create novel technologies, commercial applications and partnerships in the field of genomics in the agro and industrial biotech industries.
Buehler Alumni and Visitors Center, UC Davis - Davis, CA, United States
4:30 to 7:00 PM - Monthly networking event with featured speakers Dr. Natalia B. Neerdaels, Global Production Manager, Genetics, Driscolls Strawberry Associates Inc. and Dr. Carolyn Slupsky, Assistant Professor and Nutritionist, UC Davis - Topic: Breeding new plant vari...
International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)
El Batan, Mexico
The Basic Wheat Improvement course is a unique and hands-on professional development opportunity for junior and early career scientists in the public, private, or non-governmental sectors. Scientists working in national agricultural research systems, particularly in ...
On the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus or entirely online via the Internet. - Lincoln, NE, United States
Course covers classical concepts of heterosis; genetic hypotheses for hybrid vigor; quantitative genetics of heterosis; new tools to study hybrid vigor, structure and function; organization of germplasm into heterotic groups; prediction of heterosis and hybrid performan...
PAG provides a forum on recent developments and future plans for plant & animal genome projects. Consisting of technical presentations, poster sessions, exhibits and workshops, the conference is an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas and applications on this interna...
University of California Davis, Buehler Alumni and Visitors Center - Davis, CA, United States
4:30 to 7:00 PM - Monthly networking event on the 2nd Thursday of the month, with featured speaker Dr. Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra, Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Science, UC Davis. Topic: genetic basis of corn hybrid vigor.
This course covers all theoretical and some practical subjects that are necessary for managing a professional breeding programme. It includes both basic and more complex breeding and selection methods. Also, new technological developments and their application in breedi...
6 one-week sessions in Belgium, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Spain and California - , United States
The integrated postgraduate program, which is not crop specific, teaches the fundamentals of plant breeding, genetics, and statistics through lectures, discussion, and field trips to public and private breeding programs. Participants attend six 6-day sessions in five co...
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