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Innovations in Agri-Tech

Seminar organised by the Tropical Agriculture Association (East Anglia Branch), Centre for Global Equality, CambPlants Hub and Cambridge Global Food Security
When May 05, 2016
from 02:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Where The Sainsbury Laboratory, Bateman Street, Cambridge
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This seminar will discuss innovative agricultural technical developments to increase sustainable crop production, through data-driven precision agriculture and genetic plant protection techniques, with emphasis on cropping in East Africa and the ultimate relevance of the techniques to small farmers.

Speakers:

Dr Stephanie Race, CropPerformance Ltd: 'Sustainable Perennial Crop Production in the Tropics: understanding yield variation under a changing climate'

Professor Sir David Baulcombe, Department of Plant Sciences, Cambridge: 'Biotechnology to control disease in African crops.'

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