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Phenotyping 4 Profit – for disease resistance in plants

13 October 2021

To accelerate resistant variety development in plant breeding programs precise, non-destructive and quantitative methods to evaluate plant disease resistance or susceptibility are crucial.

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NPEC in Korean documentary

2 October 2021

This Korean documentary presents the increasing worldwide interest in Korean food and challenges the industry to move forward.

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Pasto quinoa reacts differently to salt than selRiobamba

2 September 2021

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.

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Dutch government finances Netherlands Plant Eco-phenotyping Centre

12 April 2018

On April 12, the Dutch minister of Education, Culture and Sciences announced the funding of Netherlands Plant Eco-phenotyping Centre (NPEC) as part of the National Roadmap for Large-scale Scientific Infrastructure of the Dutch government. The NPEC facility is an initiative of Wageningen University & Research and Utrecht University.

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