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Wheat Genomic Resources in a Post-Reference Sequence Era

The Wheat Initiative organised a workshop on "Wheat Genomic Resources in a Post-Reference Sequence Era" in Cambridge (UK) on July 6-7, 2016. The workshop, sponsored by the GRDC (Australia), the BBSRC (UK), INRA (France), the Crop Development Centre, University of Saskatchewan and Genome Prairie (Canada), aimed to prepare to prepare a roadmap for the generation of genomics resources for wheat beyond the reference sequence. 

Breeding facilities in Szeged

8th ICC meeting - Hungary

Images from the 8th Institution’s Coordination Committee meeting in Hungary. The meeting took place on July 11-12, 2016 at the Hungarian Ministry of Agriculture in Budapest, and was followed by a one-day visit at the Cereal Research Non-profit Ltd. research and breeding facilities in Szeged. Copyright by Wheat Initiative and Megyery Szandra (NAIK). 

Nutrient Use Efficiency EWG

The second EWG NUE meeting was held in Ciudad Obregon, Mexico, on March 9-11, 2016.

Quality EWG

The Improving wheat quality for processing and health Expert Working Group held its first meeting in Paris, France at the INRA headquarters.

Modelling EWG - AgMIP

The Wheat Plant and Crop Modelling EWG regularly holds joint meetings with the Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP). See the pictures of their meetings.