Plant breeding began thousands of years ago when mankind selected better quality plants for a safe and reliable food supply. Nowadays, plant breeders need access to different tools to quickly develop new crop varieties that can deal with drought conditions and disease outbreaks that are aggravated by climate change. Learn more about plant breeding and scientific innovations here in English and in Dutch. You can also read more about genome editing in the VIB brochure "CRISPR-Cas" in English or in Dutch.
Inari, a US-based Flagship Pioneering Company, opens a branch at the Technology Park in Ghent....
Since 2017, VIB performs field trials with maize plants in which small genetic changes have been...
|Tue May 28 @11:00 - 12:30PM|
“Functions of the type-B cytokinin response regulators in plant growth and development”
Prof G. Eric Schaller
|Mon Jun 03 @14:00 - 03:30PM|
"Elucidating the transcriptional networks underlying hormone-mediated immunity in Arabidopsis"
Dr Richard Hickman
|Thu Jun 20 @11:00 - 12:30PM|
"It's getting hot in here - High temperature signalling in plants"
Prof Ive De Smet