World leaders in pollination control
World leaders in pollination control
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Malaysia based Wong Choo Kien of Applied Agricultural Resources discusses the importance of oil palm to him, his company and his country. As Head of the Crop Improvement Division, he explores the history and the future for this “magical crop”.

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Laurie McKenzie, Research & Education Associate with the Washington State-based Organic Seed Alliance, shares how her organization supports organic farmers with the seed, education and research they need to succeed. She also explains how conventional and organic agriculture can work together to solve food security challenges.

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Professor Steve McKeand talks about the traits tree breeders are particularly interested in improving, and discusses why patience is not just a virtue, but a necessity in forestry.

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In this episode, Dr Pete Iannetta shares how his research on legume production and processing led to working on producing a carbon-neutral Scottish gin, Nadar.

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Independent plant breeder Dr Jodi Souter forged an entrepreneurial path in the plant breeding industry to launch J4 Agri-Science. Now she’s asking how intellectual property and biotechnology laws will affect innovation in the plant breeding industry.

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Professor Daljit S. Virk, whose career spans 50 years, discusses his plant breeding work during the Green Revolution. He shares how his unconventional breeding methods helped develop rice varieties that benefitted millions of Indian farmers and the future of plant breeding.

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Entrepreneurs Dr Will Pelton and Dr Nick Kral, founders of Phytoform Labs, explain the genome editing technology that is the foundation of their business and share why they are excited about their platform's potential to deliver new crop traits efficiently, safely and sustainably.

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Dr. Alison Bentley, Program Director of the Global Wheat Program at CIMMYT, shares how her work in wheat breeding delivers more robust varieties that meet farmer and consumer needs around the world.

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What does it take to get food from the farm to your fork? It all starts with a seed. But not just any old seed. One that’s been optimized for performance at the hands of a plant breeder.

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