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£1.5m Crop Research Centre opens at University of Warwick

A facility using gene-editing technology to improve quality, resilience and sustainability of vegetable crops has opened at the University of Warwick.

Thu 10 Nov 2022, 16:32 | Tags: Life Sciences, crop centre, crops, Wellesbourne

International collaboration identifies crop resistance targets

An international study has identified molecules that could prove key targets in crop resistance.

Fri 04 Nov 2022, 11:50 | Tags: research, crop centre, crops

University of Warwick signs agreement with agronomy specialist to bring UK beans to market

The University of Warwick’s research commercialisation wing, Warwick Innovations, has signed a contract with agronomy specialist Agrii to promote the commercial production of UK haricot beans developed by scientists at the University of Warwick.

Could insect manure help grow crops? Warwick and Durham researchers to investigate

The waste from larvae production could be used as a crop fertiliser should commercial insect farms get off the ground in the UK. This is the concept that researchers at the University of Warwick and Durham University are investigating as part of a major government-funded project to look at the viability of rearing insects for animal feed in the UK.

Mon 26 Oct 2020, 11:40 | Tags: School of Life Sciences, Life Sciences, crops, Sciences

UK Vegetable Genebank celebrates 40 years

The UK Vegetable Genebank (UKVGB), part of Warwick Crop Centre on the University of Warwick’s Wellesbourne Campus, celebrates its 40th anniversary next week.

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