NWA invitation to explore the potential of NPEC
27 July 2021
One of the themes on the Dutch Science Agenda (Nederlandse Wetenschapsagenda, NWA) is “The sustainable production of safe and healthy food”. As Dutch national plant phenotyping facility, NPEC can play an important role in realizing the research ambitions of the NWA. To highlight this, NPEC and NWA together have prepared a promotion video to invite the Dutch plant research community to exploit the full potential of NPEC.
In the Wageningen greenhouses, researchers from the Laboratory for Plant Breeding tested the growth and development of two quinoa varieties that were given water with an increasing salt content. One quinoa variety, Pasto, developed a conservation strategy in which the plant limited water uptake and thus growth.Read more
In the CropBoost project Jeremy Harbinson, Rene Klein Lankhorst et al. have published an Opinion Paper in the Special Issue of Biology: Crop Improvement Now and Beyond.Read more
We are pleased to announce that we have selected the Czech company Photon Systems Instruments (PSI) to build the NPEC module 4 High Throughput Phenotyping (HTP) growth chambers. This module will be housed in a dedicated building at the Wageningen Campus.Read more