Seed Phenotyping (SPWG)
Uli Schurr, IBG-2, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
Kioumars Ghamkar, AGResearch, New Zealand
SPWG should tangibly accelerate progress in concrete ways for specific purposes with the overarching goal of increasing innovation in seed phenotyping. Specific goals:
- to provide constructive input to the IPPN meetings. It will elaborate on the benefit of using new technologies to seedbanks, and innovative agriculture.
- to promote data sharing and exchange, interoperability, data use, data analysis, and best practice for seedbanks with respect to phenotypic data.
- to establish a model as a pillar in plant phenotyping through collaboration, advocacy, research, and the development and implementation of multidisciplinary resources and opportunities.