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New business model puts high-tech genotyping to work for smallholder farmers

EiB news | Sam Storr | 20/8/2018

By Milcah Kigoni and Sam StorrThe ability to accurately and cheaply read the plant genome has made it possible to greatly speed up the creation of improved crops. Today, breeding teams developing varieties for smallholder farmers are showing that this technology will...

GOBII/EiB cross-project workshop showcases integrated breeding resources and tools to African partners

EiB news | Solomon Sirak | 22/2/2018

"By working together, we can have much greater impact and help train breeders in the latest and most efficient techniques,” Liz Jones, GOBII Director.This article first appeared on BTIScience.org “We are at a pivotal...

GOBII/EiB cross-project workshop showcases integrated breeding resources and tools to African partners

| Solomon Sirak | 22/2/2018

"By working together, we can have much greater impact and help train breeders in the latest and most efficient techniques,” Liz Jones, GOBII Director.This article first appeared on BTIScience.org “We are at a pivotal point in time where there are several open-source data systems and analysis tools being built that can be...