Just under 1000 seed samples from different crop species including kale, carrots and cauliflower are to be deposited at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Arctic Norway on the 25th February 2020, from the UK Vegetable Genebank (UKVGB) at the University of Warwick Wellesbourne campus.
Over 100 scientists, industry experts and employees past and present attended an event held at Warwick Crop Centre to celebrate 70 years of research at the site.
Agri-tech innovation centre Crop Health and Protection (CHAP) and its greenhouse innovation partner RIPE Building Services, have officially opened their new high-tech greenhouse facility at the University of Warwick’s Wellesbourne Campus.
Over £20 million government award marks Midlands’ bio-economy strengths
From advanced biology to crop improvements and the science of sheep health - new government award for doctoral training partnership
A consortium of Midlands research-active universities, including the University of Warwick, has just been awarded research studentships worth over £20 million to build on the Midlands’ already significant bio-economy and success in life sciences and agricultural research.
A new bean variety which could become the UK’s next commercial plant-protein crop has been harvested from a large scale field trial with a combine harvester for the first time this week.