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Using genetic materials in R&D

If you need an introduction to the implications of the Nagoya Protocol and associated EU Regulations for researchers working with plant material, register ASAP for our free event.

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The resilience potential of the Ethiopian coffee sector

Climate change threatens the availability of high quality Ethiopian coffee; scientists at Kew Gardens are undertaking work to mitigate the risk.

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bio-bean ltd in the news

HVCfP Network member Arthur Kay is in the news today – find out more.

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22nd May – The International Day for Biological Diversity

22nd May 2017 is the International Day of Biological Diversity

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Rosemary as a memory aid

Rosemary sales increase during the exam season because of its links to memory.

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2017 State of the World’s Plant report is published

The 2017 State of the World’s Plants report has been published by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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Genome of the tea plant is published

Insight gained from sequencing of the genome of Camellia sinensis provides opportunities to understand and modify the flavour of tea.

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Job opportunity – Access and Benefit Sharing implementation

This vacancy is an opportunity to contribute to UK implementation of Access and Benefit Sharing while also having an opportunity to gain experience in other areas of environmental legislation

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Quinoa genome published

The genome of gluten free ‘superfood’ Quinoa has been published in Nature

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Juniper added to the National Seed Bank

Safeguarding the source of the distinctive flavour of gin – juniper berries – for the future

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High Value Chemicals from Plants