Seminars

The Advanced Plant Growth Centre is excited to announce the first in a series of seminars running the length of 2022. These seminars are run by world-leading scientists and industry experts and are free to attend. Events will be recorded and will be available to view on this page after they have taken place.

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APGC Seminar Series 2022

Soil health, challenges & opportunities in controlled environment agriculture, by Prof Jane Rickson (Cranfield University)

Transitioning to a low-carbon future for Scottish agriculture, by Kate Hopper (NFU Scotland)

Calcium and Protein Kinase Signalling during stress acclimation in plants, by Dr Markus Teige (University of Vienna)

Effects of high CO2 on plant growth and stress tolerance, by Prof Christine Foyer (University of Birmingham)

The ups & downs of ABA as a drought stress signal, by Prof Ian Dodd (Lancaster University)

Future-proofing potatoes, by Dr Mark Taylor (James Hutton Institute)

Sustainable Controlled Environment Agriculture in Extreme Climates, by Professor Mark Tester (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology).

Herbicide Resistance in Wild Grasses: Counteracting a Pandemic in Arable Agriculture, by Professor Robert Edwards (Newcastle University).