Tag Archives: genetics

A new study sheds light on the genetics behind haploid induction in maize breeding

Researchers unravel one of the secrets behind haploid inducers, a powerful tool in maize breeding HEIDELBERG, 27-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A common strategy to create high-yielding plants is hybrid breeding – crossing two different inbred lines to obtain characteristics superior … Read the full press release

BBSRC and India’s Department of Biotechnology launched seven research projects to help provide new or improved crops for the future

Drought-tolerant tomatoes, improved wheat and grass pea could provide crops for the future LONDON, 2-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Seven new research projects have been launched today to help provide new or improved crops for the future. The projects involve collaborations … Read the full press release

University of Leicester Department of Genetics to hold body clock open day on June 7

Leicester, UK, 14-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Leicester Department of Genetics is to hold an open day on Saturday 7 June where the technological impact of modern life on our natural body clock will be discussed. Today is the BBC’s Day … Read the full press release

Submit Questions to Nobel Laureates and Other Experts about Genetics and Society

Submit Questions to Nobel Laureates and Other Experts about Genetics and Society

8-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Online audiences have an opportunity to pose questions to Nobel Laureates, other prominent scientists and thought leaders about genetics and genomics at a unique science conference, titled Nobel Week Dialogue, taking place on December 9th 2012.  Focusing … Read the full press release