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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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The Medicinal Plant Names Services at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

News article about the Medicinal Plant Names Service at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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Suprex – supercritical expertise

Suprex launch event 10th October 2017 – press release and photographs

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Second BBSRC NIBB activities update published

The second report on BBSRC NIBB is now available to download.

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RBG Kew publishes ‘State of the World’s Plants 2016’

Scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew publish the first global assessment of world plants.

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UK Plant Phenotyping Network request for feedback

Can you help the UKPPN? See their letter for full details of information needed from UK researchers.

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High Value Chemicals from Plants