An Introduction to Metabolomics

The STARGATE project, through its partner Wageningen University, is organising an introductory workshop in metabolomics on 6-8 December 2021. Venue: In-person at Wageningen University Campus, The Netherlands (Should remaining COVID restrictions prevent this, the workshop will be online). This 2.5-day face-to-face workshop shall comprise lectures, in silico exercises and group discussions. A tour of the local metabolomics facilities shall be arranged. For more …

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Photonics Workshops on Agri Food

Dr Gerrit Polder will participate in two photonics workshops on Agri-Food. He will present: Title: ‘Photonics for measuring plant performance and disease detection’. Short description: ‘Photonic technology enabled products are frequently used in the agri-food sector to optimize production, to safeguard harvests and to use water, energy and pesticides even more efficiently. The use of imaging and spectroscopy in agriculture …

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31st INTERNATIONAL HORTICULTURAL CONGRESS

THE CONGRESS The IHC 2022 will take place from 14th to 20th August 2022 in Angers, France. The backbone of the congress will be built on four challenges: Competitiveness and skills for horticultural value chains Food, human health and well-being of citizens Sustainability of production systems Adaptation to climate changes and effect mitigation They will be the leading topics of …

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IPPN Affordable Phenotyping Workshop: Plant Phenotyping with Minicomputers and Low-Cost Cameras

A short participative workshop oriented toward practical aspects of plant phenotyping with inexpensive, yet robust, minicomputers coupled with small cameras. Each important step, from system installation, network deploying, time-lapse acquisition, image processing, machine learning and data analysis will be illustrated with talks and hands-on. The target audiences are tech-minded biologists and engineers in charge of phenotyping trials from academic or …

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The International Plant Phenotyping Network (IPPN) presents the Phenomics Webinar 2021 – Season 1 on April 15th 2021 – “High-throughput estimates of the radiation interception and use efficiency in wheat crops” – By Dr. Frederic Baret, INRAe, France.

Abstract Biomass results from the accumulation of the assimilates produced by the photosynthesis.  The efficiency with which the incoming radiation is transformed into biomass depends on two terms: the radiation interception efficiency (RIE) and the Radiation use efficiency (RUE). Its computation requires measurements or estimates of the total biomass, which currently is difficult to get accurately from high-throughput observations. This …

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