Crop Trust-Led Panel on Pre-Breeding at GLF Biodiversity Conference

The importance of the world’s biodiversity cannot be understated and similarly, the uses of agrobiodiversity cannot be underestimated—or ignored.

The Crop Trust’s session Food Forever: Biodiversity for Resilience at the GLF Biodiversity Conference included a panel that focused on a major component of material use in genebanks: pre-breeding.

Often the first step in moving material from genebanks to farmers’ fields, pre-breeding is a critical step in bringing resilient material into modern crop lines by isolating desirable traits in conserved varieties.

Read more and watch the session recording here.

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