Annual Workshop

Consortium Videos (3 parts)

Part 1: Update on the Use of WorldVeg Breeding Lines by Consortium Members by Pepijn Schreinemachers

Presentation given by Dr. Pepijn Schreinemachers, Lead Scientist -Impact Evaluation and Flagship Program Leader - Enabling Impact & Healthy Diets, World Vegetable Center at the annual workshop of the APSA-WorldVeg Vegetable Breeding Consortium, held 11 May 2021 as a videoconference. We welcome APSA company members in the Asia and Pacific region who have breeding programs and interest to develop your varieties with improved disease resistance, quality traits, and nutrients to benefit growers and consumers. Please join us in the APSA-WorldVeg Vegetable Breeding Consortium to learn more and access all presentations from our expert scientists.

Information about consortium membership benefits can be found on the APSA website: Join Consortium

 

Part 2: WorldVeg Breeding Pipelines by Roland Schafleitner

Presentation given by Dr. Roland Schafleitner, Head of Molecular Genetics and Flagship Program Leader - Vegetable Diversity and Improvement, World Vegetable Center at the annual workshop of the APSA-WorldVeg Vegetable Breeding Consortium, held 11 May 2021 as a videoconference. We welcome APSA company members in the Asia and Pacific region who have breeding programs and interest to develop your varieties with improved disease resistance, quality traits, and nutrients to benefit growers and consumers. Please join us in the APSA-WorldVeg Vegetable Breeding Consortium to learn more and access all presentations from our expert scientists.

Information about consortium membership benefits can be found on the APSA website: Join Consortium

 

Part 3: Update on WorldVeg Tomato Breeding and Progress on Insect Resistance by Peter Hanson

Presentation given by Dr. Peter Hanson, Lead Scientist, Global Plant Breeding, World Vegetable Center at the annual workshop of the APSA-WorldVeg Vegetable Breeding Consortium, held 11 May 2021 as a videoconference. We welcome APSA company members in the Asia and Pacific region who have breeding programs and interest to develop your varieties with improved disease resistance, quality traits, and nutrients to benefit growers and consumers. Please join us in the APSA-WorldVeg Vegetable Breeding Consortium to learn more and access all presentations from our expert scientists.

Information about consortium membership benefits can be found on the APSA website: Join Consortium

 

Professional interaction at the Annual Workshop at the World Vegetable Center

All APSA-WorldVeg 2021 consortium companies are eligible to join the annual workshop and the field day to view the field demonstration trials of consortium exclusive lines. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, APSA-WorldVeg has decided to change the face-to-face annual workshop in Tainan to be a video conference on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.  The field day will be held in May/June 2022 in Bangalore, India. An entrance fee will be charged separately. 

 

 

 

Please find more details as following:

• WorldVeg will offer a video conference on May 11th to provide updates on focus crops' breeding progress and special project ideas. A meeting link will be provided to you. 

 WorldVeg will also offer an online one-on-one chats for consortium company participants to chat/discuss with WorldVeg breeders on 12-13 May, by prior request to Ms. Teresa Liang at teresa.liang@worldveg.org.

 The images and characteristics data of 2021 consortium exclusive breeding lines will be shared with all consortium members so you will be able to select the lines and file the seed request to utilize the 10 free seed acquisitions benefit. 

 The seeds of exclusive lines will be available for request on July 1, 2021. 

 WorldVeg will share all related information and video conference schedule in May 2021.