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ONLINE COURSES

Plant Resistance to parasitic nematodes - 2017-09-22 10:00:00

  Insight into molecular plant-nematode interactions can lead to innovative approaches to control these parasites. In this lecture, the nematode resistance genes, available for traditional breeding purposes, are discussed. In addition, novel approaches, such as defence elicitors, or genetic ...

CMS/Hybrid Breeding - 2017-09-01 10:00:00

During this online course, Henrik Hallingbäck explains  three main topics of the CMS/Hybrid breeding: Dominance and inbreeding depression Hybrid vigour - Heterosis - Hybrid cultivars Cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS) and its molecular basis To access the online course click...

Plant breeding in a coherent regulatory system - 2017-07-31 12:00:00

New biotechnologies are going to impact the creation of new varieties, but also probably these new technologies are going to modify the registration and certification process of a new variety in a near future. Which legal issues can we expect? Lecturer: Christian Huyghue Scientific Director Agri...

Management of the activities of commercial seed producer - 2017-07-31 10:00:00

Explanation of the procedures, directives and guidelines to be observed for the production and commercialization of certified seeds and nursery plants. Explanation of the regulated procedures for the production of certified seeds and nursery plants as well as the pre and post-control of the producti...

Maize genetic resources for breeding purposes - 2017-05-11 10:00:00

This Online course analyse 5 main topics: Evaluation of the genetic resources available Global Temporal Covering different actors Preserving genetic resources For farmers For seed producers For breeders For keepers For end users such as food, feed or non-food industries ...

Variety listing in France : GEVES - 2017-05-09 10:00:00

In this Online Course, the lecturer analyses 3 main points : French group for the study and control of varieties and seeds (GEVES ) : Presentation of the institution Functions of the GEVES Technical Committee for Plant Breeding (CTPS) : the process of registering a variety in th...

Theory in genetic resources : legal aspects - 2017-05-05 10:00:00

This Online course analyse 3 main arguments about the legal aspect related to the Theory in Genetic Resources: Definition of genetic resource In France In the world Diversity in maize: From wild ancestors to commercial varieties Legal frame In France International: Treaty o...

Plant Genetic Resources: The Power of Modern Breeding Programmes - 2017-04-28 10:00:00

The importance of plant genetic resources in plant breeding will be discussed in this course. Conservation, collection, evaluation, characterization and utilization of plant genetic resources will be covered in detail. Information will also be given on experimental designs and statistical evaluatio...

Plant Chimeras: Living together as one Plant - 2017-03-22 17:02:00

  Plant meristems are composed of three layers that divide independent and develop into different plant parts. Indeed a plant can be described as a "hand-in-two-gloves". When one of the meristem layers is struck by a mutation, a chimera originates: an organism composed of geneticall...

Breeding for virus resistance - 2017-03-22 12:00:00

The use of resistant cultivars is a very important part of managing diseases caused by virus infection. Plants have different modes of defence against viruses, including RNA silencing, hypersensitive response and mutations of susceptibility genes. The resistance genes are used for breeding of culti...

Breeding for resistance to diseases - 2017-02-15 19:16:00

  Selection techniques: Description and demonstration of inoculation techniques of several viral, bacterial and fungus pathogens. Virus:Tomato yellow leaf curl virus, Tomato spotted wilt virus. Fungus: Monosporascus cannonbalus and Phytium ultimum. Bacteria: Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato. ...

Breeding disease resistant grapevine varieties - 2016-12-09 12:00:00

This course is designed to teach students about diseases resistant grapevine breeding Several aspects of genetic improvement of grapevines for resistance to diseases will be covered, including tradional grape variety selection and  new techniques for disease resistance, identification of Disea...

What has a plant breeder to know about production AFSIS - 2016-11-30 02:00:00

A breeder focuses on variety performance, a good breeder also considers production issues; first because he has to multiply his own lines, but most of all because the best genetic may be dropped if it does not respond to production requirements. It is all a matter of chain, a team matter, let's ...

Intellectual Property :Introduction to UPOV - 2016-10-17 12:30:00

This course builds on the concepts presented in Intellectual Property. It provides a more in-depth view of the fundamentals of IP law and is considered as indispensable to pursue more advanced courses of study on specific areas of IP law.     Lecturer: Ben Rivoire, Senior Progr...

Seed quality and testing - 2016-10-07 15:00:00

What is seed quality? What is the importance of seed quality? Brief information about seed quality tests; genetic purity, physical purity, germination test, vigour tests, seed moisture determination test.       Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Hülya İLBİ Dr. Hulya Ilbi obtained h...

Artificial hybridization in plant breeding - 2016-08-17 15:00:00

This is a practical course. In this course, techniques of emasculation and pollination will be detailed. The crops selected will be of Solanecaea family:  tomato, pepper and eggplant, and cucurbits crops: melon, watermelon and pumpkin. These crops have different floral morphologies and breeding...

FAO: International treaty on plant genetic resources for food and agriculture - 2016-04-26 12:00:00

- Rationale of the treaty and its multilateral system for access and benefit-sharing - The Multilateral System: basic provisions - The Multilateral System: implementation at national level - The SMTA: Standard Material Transfer Agreement - The Multilateral System: current operations and evoluti...

Transgenic resistance to pathogens - 2016-03-22 12:00:00

Plants are often suffering from infections with pathogens and this may reduce crop yield and quality. One important part of disease control is the use of resistant plants. However, for different reasons it may be difficult to obtain resistant plants using conventional breeding and genetic engin...

WEBINARS

Triticale Breeding - 2017-05-22 12:00:00

In this webinar are analysed 3 main topics: The origin of triticale and why it's important to study The present status and the challenge of triticale breeding Breeding methodology The main focus of the webinar:   Breeding goals of triticale and crossability of Triticum and Secale an...

Breeding for new grapevine varieties - 2017-05-05 12:20:00

This lecture will introduce you to breeding to develop new table grape cultivars with seedlessness, berry size, color and post-harvest life through traditional and biotechnological approaches. Genetic diversity in Vitis vinifera, germplasm characterization, and variability in clones, a combination o...

Introgressiomics: a new paradigm for adaptation to climate change - 2017-04-19 12:00:00

  Adaptation to climate change is a formidable challenge for breeders   - Crop wild relatives (CWRs) represent a source of variation for breeding to stressful conditions - Introgressiomics is a new approach aimed at the mass scale development of multiple crop materials carrying introgr...

Plant breeding for abiotic stresses SLU - 2017-03-31 14:00:00

Three main points are discussed  in the following Webinar:  Breeding for climate change adaption Waterlogging tolerance of barley  Perennial cereals – a key to robust and sustainable production systems?   Lecturer: Mohammad Sameri Researcher at the D...

Plant breeding for abiotic stresses - 2017-03-31 13:00:00

Breeding for climate change adaption Waterlogging tolerance of barley  Perennial cereals – a key to robust and sustainable production systems?   Lecturer: Mohammad Sameri Researcher at the Department of Plant Biology       Organised by SLU   Imp...

Science and Politics - 2016-12-08 10:00:00

  Contained use of GMO Deliberate release into the environment Placing GMO products on the market GMO or not GMO? EU legislation To access the webinar click Here   Lecturer: Marie Nyman (The Swedish Gene Technology Advisory Board) Thanks to all participants.  ...

Double Haploid Breeding - 2016-11-21 16:00:00

Content:  In this webinar, we will demonstrate DH breeding technology and novel applications that will help to rationalize the selection process such that breeding becomes a much more tangible discipline combining molecular genetics together with expertise in cell biology and crop physiology. ...

What has a plant breeder to know about production? - 2016-10-18 12:30:00

A breeder focuses on variety performance, a good breeder also considers production issues; first because he has to multiply his own lines, but most of all because the best genetic may be dropped if it does not respond to production requirements. It is all a matter of chain, a team matter, let's ...

Intellectual Property: Introduction to UPOV and benefits of UPOV PVP system - 2016-10-17 12:30:00

This course builds on the concepts presented in Intellectual Property. It provides a more in-depth view of the fundamentals of IP law, and is considered as indispensable to pursue more advanced courses of study on specific areas of IP law.   Lecturer: Ben Rivoire, UPOV administrator EA...

Agro-biodiversity of Turkey - 2016-10-05 12:30:00

Content: The concept of biological diversity: Genetic diversity, species diversity, and ecological diversity will be explained, samples will be given on process diversity the subunit agricultural biodiversity will be explained and its difference from genetic resources will be outlined Two ...

International treaty on plant genetic resources for food and agriculture - 2016-04-26 12:00:00

- Rationale of the treaty and its multilateral system for access and benefit-sharing - The Multilateral System: basic provisions - The Multilateral System: implementation at national level - The SMTA: Standard Material Transfer Agreement - The Multilateral System: current operations and evolutio...

EVENTS

Multiplier Event SLU, Sweden - 2017-05-31 10:58:00

The Multiplier Event (ME) was arranged on the 31st of May as part of a workshop for the SLU Plant Breeding Platform. The purpose of the ME was to raise awareness about plant breeding and the European Plant Breeding College (EPBC) among the public as well as to facilitate interactions between organ...

Multiplier Event Programme - 2017-02-17 13:54:00

17 February 2017 EPBC (European Plant Breeding College) Multiplier Event Programme Hotel Portobello in Antalya 9:00-9:30 Registration 9:30:00-10:15 opening ceremony                 Prof. Dr. Hulya ILBI -Ege University, Se...

ISP Ege University: Seed production and breeding - 2017-02-06 09:00:00

5/FEB 2017 Arrival of the students 6 FEB/MONDAY 09:00-11:00 Welcome/orientation Ege U (Hİ) 11:00-12:00 ISP programme info 12:00-13:00 Lunch 13:00-15:00 Seed Sector in Turkey and World (AA) 15:00-17:00 Vegetable Breeding Aspects (AA) 7 FEB/THUESDAY 09:00-11:00 Biodiversity and breeding (ED...

ISP UPV - 2017-02-06 09:00:00

INTENSIVE PROGRAMME IN VALENCIA VEGETABLE BREEDING Monday, 6th Feb 2017 9:00- 10:00 Wellcome and course presentation 10:00-13:00 Oportunities and challenges at vegetable breeding industry 14:00-17:00 Seminar: Preparing a breeding programme in a vegetable crop Tuesday, 7th Feb 2017 9:00-11:00 B...

ISP SLU: Resistance Mechanisms - 2017-02-06 09:00:00

Intensive programme in Uppsala Resistance mechanisms Monday 6th of February 11.00 Meeting at Uppsala City Hostel 13.15-14.00 Introduction to SLU, Ultuna, BioCenter, Room C216 14.15-15.00 Lecture: Defence mechanisms of plants; Daniel Hofius, SLU; Room C216 15.15-16.00 Introduction (cont.), Room C21...

UGent ISP: Hybrid Breeding - 2017-02-06 09:00:00

Detailed Programme ISP from 06/02 to 17/02 Topic: Hybrid breeding WEEK 1: WORKSHOPS PLANT BREEDING Description: A majority of crop varieties (arable crops, vegetables, ornamentals, energy crops) is commercialized as hybrids. Scientific developments continuously supply new elements to create hy...

ISP LaSalle Beauvais - 2016-10-09 09:00:00

  ISP UNILASALLE OCTOBER 10th - 20th  2016   Fundamental Issues (Day 1) 10/10/16 Christopher TOWNLEY Introduction: Team choice Defining a project A historical perspective of project management Current issues in project management Choosing the indicators Structures and frame...

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GENERAL ASSEMBLIES

General Assembly (SLU) - 2017-04-04 09:00:00

More information will be provided soon. ...

General Assembly (LAS) - 2016-10-20 09:00:00

This GA will take place at LaSalle Beauvais during the first ISP (10-21 October 2016). ...

General Assembly (UPV) - 2016-06-22 09:00:00

Agenda June 22 8:45-10:00 Visit glasshouses 10:00-10:10 Welcome and Introduction 10:10-17:15 Status of deliverables (Achievements, Bottlenecks, Next steps) 10:10- 11:10 - O1 – Pilot Case (Alicia, 1h) 11:10- 11:30 Break 11:30 - 13:30 - O4 – ISP (Hilde, Michel 2h) 13:30 – 15...
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