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Agricultural Research

Identification of gene sequences involved in day length adaptation and nutritional quality in onion (Allium cepa L.)

Project summary  Onion is the second most commonly grown vegetable in the  world. Genetic studies aimed at onion improvement have been  limited due to outcrossing and high h...

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Success and failure in the invasion process of non-native agricultural weeds in Britain

The first part of the project was spent to get data on non-native agricultural weeds in Britain. A dataset was compiled using the data from the New Atlas of the British and Irish Flora which was then updated with data

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Regulation of polar growth in plant roots: the interplay of signaling and vesicle trafficking.

With a continuously growing global population there is an ever-increasing need to develop new ways to improve and safeguard crop yield. In order for plants to achieve high yields, ...

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Genome-wide association genetics to identify conserved virulence effectors and targets for durable host resistance in a globally important bacterial pathogen of common bean (Phaseolus vulgais)

Adapting a staple food crop to the UK climate
Common bean (Phaseolus vulgans) is the most important food legume for direct human consumption.

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Supporting carefully selected research projects in Warwickshire universities, hospitals and Wellesbourne Crop Centre