We invite you to this afternoon seminar on Advancement of biofortification and tropical crops. This seminar precedes the PhD defence of Priscilla Olayide (SLU) 6 December at 9:00 CET and is part of the VR Swedish Research Links “Plant Biotech in sub-Saharan Africa – technology transfer and new policies”.
Place: Crafoord Hall, SLU Alnarp or as a Webinar online (link will be provided upon registration below)
Program Thursday 5 May (CEST)
14:30 Coffee outside Crafoord Hall, SLU Alnarp
15:00 “Dissecting cassava root bulking: origin and early development”, Livia Stavolone/Andreas Gisel (CNR Bari, Italy/IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria)
15:30 “Exploring the current genetic diversity for prebreeding purposes, an case study in banana”, Sebastien Carpentier (Bioversity International, Leuven, Belgium)
16:00 “Sustainable diets and the role of legumes and biofortified crops”, Marta Vasconcelos (Centro de Biotecnologia e Química Fina, CBQF, Porto, Portugal)
Please sign up by 4th of May!