APSA-WorldVeg Vegetable Breeding Consortium 2021 Workshop 12 May, 2021

Tainan and Bangkok: Some 208 participants,  representing 31 member seed companies of the 2021 APSA-World Vegetable Center Vegetable Breeding Consortium met online May 11-12 to discuss and diliberate on promising vegetable R&D progress. Due to ongoing travel advisories and restrictions, the annual workshop, which is usually an in-person gathering at the WorldVeg Headquarters in Tainan, was facilitated online for the second-consecutive year.

Tuesday (May 11) featured breeder-led presentations, discussions and group interactions, while exclusive meetings between breeders and company representatives were conducted on Wednesday (May 12). More details from the workshop, can be found in a report on the WorldVeg website here, and will be published in Asian Seed Magazine Quarter 2 issue.