Annual WGIN Stakeholders' Meeting

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Fowden Hall

Rothamsted Conference Centre

Harpenden

AL5 2JQ

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We cordially invite you to the next annual WGIN Stakeholders’ Meeting which will take place on

Wednesday, November 30th

@ Rothamsted Research.

Please find below the programme for this event:

10:00 Arrival and coffee
10:15 Welcome – Peter Shewry RRes
10:20 Wheat Market Update – Millie Askew AHDB
The Wheat Genetic Improvement Network
10:40 ‘WGIN: Overview and update’– Kim Hammond-Kosack RRes
11:00 ‘Tools, Resources, Genotyping and Phenotyping’ – Clare Lister JIC
11:20 ‘Drone Technology, Robotic Crop Monitoring and Wheat Yield Stability – unexpected applications of the WGIN diversity-nitrogen trials’ – Malcolm Hawkesford RRes
11:40 Coffee
12:00 Resistance to Take-All and Foliar Diseases – Vanessa McMillan RRes
12:20 The WGIN Wheat Promotome Capture Experiment – Mike Hammond-Kosack RRes
12:30 An Introduction of CHAP (Crop Health And Protection) – Lin Field RRes
12:50 The International Wheat Yield Partnership (IWYP) – Mark Sawkins IWYP (USA)
13:05 Lunch
New UK Wheat Research Activities
13:50 ‘Designing Future Wheat’ - Simon Griffiths JIC
14:10 ‘Releasing Natural Variation in Bread Wheat by Modulating Meiotic Crossovers’ –
James Higgins University of Leicester
14:30 ‘Production of Wheat Lacking B-type Starch Granules’ Kay Trafford NIAB
14.50 ‘Genetic Regulation of Inflorescence Architecture in Wheat’ Scott Boden JIC
15:10 ‘Anther and Pollen Development in Crops’ Jose Fernandez University of Nottingham
Priorities for Wheat Grain Quality
15:30 Introduction – Peter Shewry RRes
15:40 Panel discussion with – Ian Foot Limagrain, Sam Millar Warburtons, Martin Savage NABIM, ADAS(tbc) & Peter Shewry (chair) RRes
Please submit questions for the panel in advance to peter.shewry@rothamsted.ac.uk
16:40 General discussion on the day and future WGIN panel discussion topics
16:50 Coffee or Cheese and Wine (tbc)
18:00 Depart

Really hoping to see you on the day.

Best regards,

Michael Hammond-Kosack

WGIN PA

For queries please contact Dr Michael Hammond-Kosack WGIN Assistant, Department of Plant Biology and Crop Science, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ, 01582-763133 ext. 2198, email:wgin.defra@rothamsted.ac.uk. WGIN website: www.wgin.org.uk

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Fowden Hall

Rothamsted Conference Centre

Harpenden

AL5 2JQ

United Kingdom

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