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This webinar considers the opportunities and technologies available for breeding new varieties of vegetables in the future.

The webinar consists of presentations by Dr Eleri Tudor (Genomics Specialist) and Dr Justin Roberts (vegetable breeder) both from Elsoms Seeds Ltd and Dr Lauren Chappell (Warwick Crop Centre). A Q&A session at the end is also included. 

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Plant breeding is the science of adapting the genetics of plants to produce more desirable characteristics, in agriculture these typically include improved yield, in-field performance and end use quality.

Warwick Crop Centre is a national centre of excellence for research on fresh produce. We provide post-graduate training and specialise in research projects promoting sustainable agriculture, horticulture and food security.

An interactive network of researchers and industry leaders, who work together to promote market delivery of improved vegetable varieties using sustainable production systems.

The UK Vegetable Genebank (UKVGB) manages a collection of approximately 14,000 samples of vegetable crops such as cauliflower, carrot, kale and onions which are essential for a balanced and healthy diet