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Colin Khoury

Crop wild relatives Jedis- hope for the future of plant sciences

While at the 2015 Agronomy, Crop Science, and Soil Science meetings in Minneapolis this past week, I had a rare day of pure hope for the generation of Read more...

Promiscuity provides potential: The sunflower story

A new study has explored these wild sunflower species that live in novel environments to identify those species and populations that could be most use Read more...

The Economist Magazine on crop diversity conservation

The Economist ran three parallel articles highlighting the importance of crop diversity, and the challenges of collecting and conserving this diversit Read more...

Radio New Zealand National on Crop Diversity and Conservation

This week, Radio New Zealand National discussed crop diversity, and the importance of and challenges faced by genebanks in conserving the biological f Read more...

Crop diversity, wild relatives, and food security- PhD completed!

This past week, DAPA’s visiting researcher Colin Khoury successfully completed his PhD at Wageningen University in the Netherlands, defending his thes Read more...

Getting ahead of the trends in global diets

DAPA has prepared a new policy brief examining the implications for CGIAR research of recent research findings about the changing composition of globa Read more...

Crop wild relatives – creating guides for seed collectors

Laura Jennings Collecting Guide Complier for the Crop Wild Relative (CWR) project describes how collecting guides produced by Kew help make seed-colle Read more...

CWR Inventory for the US wins Crop Science award

"Outstanding Paper on Plant Genetic Resources in 2014" by the Division C-8 Plant Genetic Resources of the Crop Science Society of America Read more...

Capacity Building of Collecting and Long-Term Conservation of Crop Wild Relative Seeds: The Uganda Training Course 2014

Following on from a successful training course in Vietnam, the CWR project ran a training course in Kampala, Uganda from 11-15 August 2014, in collabo Read more...

Training Course: Collecting & Long-Term Conservation of Crop Wild Relative Seeds

collecting, protecting and selecting crop wild relatives with the aim of ensuring our major crops can be adapted to grow in our changing climates Read more...

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