Global genebank managers meet in Australia for first time

Grain scientists from 11 grains genebanks across 18 countries will converge on Horsham, Victoria, to discuss protecting the future of our world-wide food crops when they attend the International Genebank Managers Annual General Meeting (AGM) this week. Australian Grains Genebank Senior Researcher Dr Sally Norton said the AGM is held in a different country every year but 2016 is the first time it had come to Australia. Organised by the Global Crop Diversity Trust based in Bonn, Germany, Dr Norton said the meeting brings together the 11 genebanks from the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Genebank Research Program and…

Source: Grain Central
Global genebank managers meet in Australia for first time