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Seed Phenotyping (SPWG)


Courtesy of Margot Forde Germplasm Centre, AGResearch, New Zealand

Members:

Uli Schurr, IBG-2, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany

Kioumars Ghamkar, AGResearch, New Zealand

 

Goals

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.