The control of wheat grain protein content
Dr P Borrill
6 January 2019
Production of staple crops such as wheat must increase by 50 % to meet the food requirements of the global population which is projected to exceed 9 billion people by 2050.
The Role of E3 Ligases on the Modulation of Recombination in Cereals
Dr I Colas, Dr L Ramsay, Prof R Waugh
5 January 2019
Summary. In barley and wheat substantial proportions of the chromosomes are inherited together as a large linkage block, preventing the generation of novel gene combinations and useful variation that could be exploited in breeding programs.
Newcastle-Liverpool-Durham Doctoral Training Partnership in Biosciences
The Newcastle-Liverpool-Durham DTP (http://www.nld-dtp.org.uk/) is a strategic Partnership in Biosciences doctoral training between three research-intensive universities in northern cities of great industrial heritage, Newcastle University, the University of Liverpool and Durham University.
Bioprospecting for plant growth promoting microbes
Dr T Mauchline, Dr I Clark
20 January 2019
Naturally occurring soil microbes resident in the root microbiome, offer potential to contribute to sustainable intensification of agriculture and reduce the use of agrochemicals.