EUCARPIA - European Association for Research on Plant Breeding
Grand Hotel Adriatic - Opatija, Croatia
Genetic resources in maize and sorghum - B73 and Mo17 sequence data, high-resolution mapping populations - Internet genomic databases and post genome and phenotypic publicly accessible data - Breeding for specific traits (complex traits, breeding for quality, resistance...
International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)
Participants must have a basic working knowledge of biochemistry and molecular biology, a basic familiarity with computer uses and a need for DNA or protein sequence analysis for their ongoing research. Apply by 27 January 2011.
Will address the goals of the series and why growers should engage in social media. Presenters will define the objectives and review “return on investment” of engaging in social media and how it fits within the context of agriculture.
Goals: Enhance the seed industry sector in Africa, increase the inter-intra collaboration in both field of seed industry and agricultural biotechnology, propose Centers of Excellence in the field of plant breeding and biotechnology in Africa