Event

International Conference on Capturing Wild Relative and Landrace Diversity for Crop Improvement

Co-organized by the Plant Genetic Resources (PGR) Secure Project, the European Association for Research on Plant Breeding (EUCARPIA), and Bioversity International, this conference will focus on new characterization techniques and conservation strategies to identify and preserve crop wild relatives and land race traits and facilitate their use to improve food security in the face of climate change.  

dates: 16-20 June 2014   venue: National Institute of Agricultural Botany   location: Cambridge, England, UK   e-mail: conference@pgrsecure.org   www: http://www.pgrsecure.bham.ac.uk/sites/default/files/documents/public/PGR_Secure_FDC_announcement_FINAL.pdf
 http://www.bioversityinternational.org/news/detail/international-conference-on-capturing-wild-relative-and-landrace-diversity-for-crop-improvement/