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PhenoDays 2012

PhenoDays 2012 | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it
In the era of Plant Genomics the amount of DNA information of crops has increased enormously. As a consequence, more effective and reliable phenotyping data has become the bottleneck for modern genetic crop improvement. Therefore Plant Phenotyping has become a major field of research in plant breeding.

In order to meet the challenges of this very new and promising field of research new technologies such as greenhouse automation and plant imaging systems are needed.

The PhenoDays 2011 International Symposium exactly addresses the Phenotyping bottleneck by providing stimulating talks from internationally renowned keynote speakers from the seed industry, breeding institutes and academic breeding groups working in the Plant Phenotyping research area.

This will surely be a great opportunity for the researchers from all over the world to meet and exchange their ideas, approaches and results in Plant Phenotyping research.

Besides the interesting scientific presentations the PhenoDays will also offer the opportunity to participate in practical workshops at one of the biggest Plant Phenotyping Research Facilities in Europe: The PhenoFab in Wageningen only 10 min. from the conference venue Hof van Wageningen.
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New WSL publication:  "CyLineUp: A Cytoscape app for visualizing data in network small multiples." in F1000 research

New WSL publication:  "CyLineUp: A Cytoscape app for visualizing data in network small multiples." in F1000 research | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it
Read the latest article version by Maria Cecília D. Costa, Thijs Slijkhuis, Wilco Ligterink, Henk W.M. Hilhorst, Dick de Ridder, Harm Nijveen, at F1000Research.
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New WSL publication now out on the cover of Molecular Biology & Evolution "Postembryonic Hourglass Patterns Mark Ontogenetic Transitions in Plant Development" 

New WSL publication now out on the cover of Molecular Biology & Evolution "Postembryonic Hourglass Patterns Mark Ontogenetic Transitions in Plant Development"  | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it
By Drost HG, Bellstädt J, Ó'Maoiléidigh DS, Silva AT, Gabel A, Weinholdt C, Ryan PT, Dekkers BJ, Bentsink L, Hilhorst HW, Ligterink W, Wellmer F, Grosse I, Quint M.
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New WSL publication "Postembryonic Hourglass Patterns Mark Ontogenetic Transitions in Plant Development" in Molecular Biology & Evolution

New WSL publication "Postembryonic Hourglass Patterns Mark Ontogenetic Transitions in Plant Development" in Molecular Biology & Evolution | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it
By Drost HG, Bellstädt J, Ó'Maoiléidigh DS, Silva AT, Gabel A, Weinholdt C, Ryan PT, Dekkers BJ, Bentsink L, Hilhorst HW, Ligterink W, Wellmer F, Grosse I, Quint M.
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New WSL publication "Galactinol as marker for seed longevity" in Plant Science

New WSL publication "Galactinol as marker for seed longevity" in Plant Science | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it
By Deborah de Souza Vidigal, Leo Willems, Jeroen van Arkel, Bas J.W. Dekkers, Henk W.M. Hilhorst and Leónie Bentsink
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New WSL publication: "A predictive co-expression network identifies novel genes controlling the seed-to-seedling phase transition in Arabidopsis thaliana" in Plant Physiology

New WSL publication: "A predictive co-expression network identifies novel genes controlling the seed-to-seedling phase transition in Arabidopsis thaliana" in Plant Physiology | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

By Anderson Tadeu Silva, Pamela A. Ribone, Raquel L. Chan, Wilco Ligterink and Henk W. M. Hilhorst

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New WSL publication "Gene expression profiling of the green seed problem in Soybean" in BMC Plant Biology

New WSL publication "Gene expression profiling of the green seed problem in Soybean" in BMC Plant Biology | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

By Renake N. Teixeira, Wilco Ligterink,  José de B. França-Neto, Henk W.M. Hilhorst and Edvaldo A. A. da Silva

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Recordings of Maria Cecília Dias Costa's PhD defence

Recordings of Maria Cecília Dias Costa's PhD defence | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

For those that missed the PhD defence of Maria Cecília Dias Costa, but would still be interested to have a look (or for those who were present, but want to have another look): you can find the recordings of this event via this link.

 

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PhD defence Maria Cecilia Dias Costa: Desiccation tolerance in seeds and plants

PhD defence Maria Cecilia Dias Costa: Desiccation tolerance in seeds and plants | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

Today at 13.30 in the Aula in Wageningen Maria Cecilia Dias Costa will defend her PhD thesis. If you cannot come to Wageningen, but still want to see the defence you can have a look at the live-broadcasting via this link: http://wurtv.wur.nl/p2gplayer/Player.aspx?source=LIVE&multimediaServer=http://mediaserver.wur.nl&presentationServer=https://wurtv.wur.nl/presentations/AULATV&publishingpoint=AULATV

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Upcoming WSL PhD defence of Maria Cecilia Dias Costa: Desiccation tolerance in seeds and plants

Upcoming WSL PhD defence of Maria Cecilia Dias Costa: Desiccation tolerance in seeds and plants | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

Maria Cecilia will defend her thesis on the 8th of January at 13.30 in Wageningen

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Upcoming WSL PhD defence of Anderson Silva: "Dissecting the seed-to-seedling transition in Arabidopsis thaliana by gene co-expression networks"

Upcoming WSL PhD defence of Anderson Silva: "Dissecting the seed-to-seedling transition in Arabidopsis thaliana by gene co-expression networks" | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

Anderson will defend his thesis on the 9th of December at 13.30 in Wageningen

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TEDx talk from our collaborator Jill Farrant: Resurrecting Food Security for Africa |TEDxCapeTown

Most plants are sensitive to even slight water loss for short periods of time. Resurrection plants are extremely unusual in that they can lose 95% of their c...
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Interesting session during SEB meeting: Seed biology: From laboratory to field

Interesting session during SEB meeting: Seed biology: From laboratory to field | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

This is a two day special session on Seed Biology at The Society for
Experimental Biology’s annual meeting.  This session will bring together leading researchers in the field of seed biology.
Scientific sessions will be linked with the practical application of this
research into an industrially relevant context. Industry partners will also participate in this session exploring the full spectrum of seed research, from laboratory to field


Including a presentation by Leónie Bentsink

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Lecture of JillFarrant: Resurrection of plants: future food, future health?

Lecture of JillFarrant: Resurrection of plants: future food, future health? | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it
In Impulse, Stippeneng 2, Wageningen
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ISSS meeting "Seed Ecology V"

ISSS meeting "Seed Ecology V" | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

From August 21-25, 2016 in Caeté, Minas Gerais, Brazil


Abstract submission deadline and early registration fees deadline is 30 April.

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Upcoming WSL PhD defence of Bing Bai: Gene regulation in seeds - insights into translational dynamics

Upcoming WSL PhD defence of Bing Bai: Gene regulation in seeds - insights into translational dynamics | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

Bing will defend his thesis on the 30th of December at 12.45 in Utrecht

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5th Workshop on the Molecular Aspects of Seed Dormancy and Germination in Vancouver, Canada

5th Workshop on the Molecular Aspects of Seed Dormancy and Germination in Vancouver, Canada | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

With as invited speakers WSL scientists Bas Dekkers and Anderson Tadeu Silva

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New WSL publication: "The Arabidopsis DELAY OF GERMINATION 1 gene affects ABSCISIC ACID INSENSITIVE 5 (ABI5) expression and genetically interacts with ABI3 during Arabidopsis seed development" in ...

New WSL publication: "The Arabidopsis DELAY OF GERMINATION 1 gene affects ABSCISIC ACID INSENSITIVE 5 (ABI5) expression and genetically interacts with ABI3 during Arabidopsis seed development"  in ... | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

By Bas J.W. Dekkers, Hanzi He, Johannes Hanson, Leo A.J. Willems, Diaan C.L. Jamar, Gwendal Cueff, Loïc Rajjou, Henk W.M. Hilhorst and Leónie Bentsink

 

 

 

 

 

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New WSL publication: "Key genes involved in desiccation tolerance and dormancy across life forms" in Plant Science

New WSL publication: "Key genes involved in desiccation tolerance and dormancy across life forms" in Plant Science | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

By Maria Cecília D. Costa, Jill M. Farrant, Melvin J. Oliver, Wilco Ligterink, Julia Buitink and Henk M.W. Hilhorst

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TED talk from our collaborator Jill Farrant: How we can make crops survive without water - TEDGlobal Geneva

TED talk from our collaborator Jill Farrant: How we can make crops survive without water - TEDGlobal Geneva | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it
As the world's population grows and the effects of climate change come into sharper relief, we'll have to feed more people using less arable land. Molecular biologist Jill Farrant studies a rare phenomenon that may help: "resurrection plants" -- super-resilient plants that seemingly come back from the dead. Could they hold promise for growing food in our coming hotter, drier world?
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New WSL publication: "Effects of Parental Temperature and Nitrate on Seed Performance are Reflected by Partly Overlapping Genetic and Metabolic Pathways" in Plant and Cell Physiology

New WSL publication: "Effects of Parental Temperature and Nitrate on Seed Performance are Reflected by Partly Overlapping Genetic and Metabolic Pathways" in Plant and Cell Physiology | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

By Hanzi He, Leo Willems, Albert Batushansky, Aaron Fait, Johannes Hanson, Harm Nijveen, Henk W. M. Hilhorst and Leónie Bentsink

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New WSL publication: "The Arabidopsis DELAY OF GERMINATION 1 gene affects ABSCISIC ACID INSENSITIVE 5 (ABI5) expression and genetically interacts with ABI3 during Arabidopsis seed development" in T...

New WSL publication: "The Arabidopsis DELAY OF GERMINATION 1 gene affects ABSCISIC ACID INSENSITIVE 5 (ABI5) expression and genetically interacts with ABI3 during Arabidopsis seed development" in T... | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

In Plant Journal by
Bas J.W. Dekkers, Hanzi He, Johannes Hanson, Leo A.J. Willems, Diaan C.L. Jamar, Gwendal Cueff, Loïc Rajjou, Henk W.M. Hilhorst and Leónie Bentsink

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Upcoming WSL PhD defence of Deborah de Souza Vidigal: Adaptation and acclimation of seed performance

Upcoming WSL PhD defence of Deborah de Souza Vidigal: Adaptation and acclimation of seed performance | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

Deborah will defend her thesis on the 14th of December at 8.30 in Wageningen

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Homepage of Thesis of Paulo Roberto Ribeiro

Homepage of Thesis of Paulo Roberto Ribeiro | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

For downloading the thesis and a link to the recordings of Paulo's thesis defence

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Upcoming WSL PhD defence of Paulo Ribeiro de Jesus: Biochemical, physiological and molecular responses of Ricinus communis seeds and seedlings to different temperatures: a multi-omics approach

Upcoming WSL PhD defence of Paulo Ribeiro de Jesus: Biochemical, physiological and molecular responses of Ricinus communis seeds and seedlings to different temperatures: a multi-omics approach | Wageningen Seed Lab | Scoop.it

Paulo will defend his thesis on the 16th of October at 8.30 in Wageningen

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