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Workshop on Plant Productivity for Food, Ghent, Belgium, 7-8 September 2009

Venue: Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Ghent, Belgium. Information on venue, hotel and travel: click here.

Organising committee

  • Chiara Tonelli (University of Milano, Italy)
  • Dirk Inzé (VIB, University of Ghent, Belgium)

Sponsors: The workshops was sponsored by: Syngenta, VIB, Bayer, BASF, Mendel, Monsanto, Biogemma and Nestlé. Click here for more information.

Participants list: click here
Presentations: click here

Outline of the workshop
The aim of the workshop was to serve as a think-tank on how basic information on mechanisms that control plant growth and tolerance to abiotic stress can be best translated to improve crop productivity. Participants were from academia as well as from private enterprises. The outcome is a white paper describing the current state of the area and suggestions for new directions in research within Europe at European and National level.


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