Diversifying our approach to cereal breeding with plant populations
This Research webinar gives an overview of current research on plant populations, what this approach can offer, what we still need to understand and how we might get policymakers to support wider use of such genetically diverse cereals.
Wakelyns Agroforestry: Resilience through diversity
Review of the research and evidence gathered at Wakelyns where the late Prof. Martin Wolfe put his theories into practice
Insights about the temporary marketing experiment & the marketing of cereal populations
Presentation at 10th Organic Producers’ Conference. Common ground: agroecology, food sovereignty and organic farming in practice
Participatory Plant Breeding with diverse wheat populations
Presentation at 8th Organic producers’ Conference: Intensive sustainability or sustainable intensification – which way forward for organic farming?
Cereal variety and population selection
Cereal breeding over the last half century has resulted in significant improvements in overall production. This review describes variety characteristics suitable for organic conditions, approaches to cereal breeding for organic systems, and finally the scope for the future.