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World Trade May Profoundly Change; Companies Should Think Ahead

In the last couple of weeks all attention, understandably, has been focused on combating the COVID-19 pandemic. But in the EU, other policies are...

The Polder has the Future

The Netherlands is well known for its water management. As roughly 55% of the country lies below the present sea level, keeping dry feet...

Cécile Collonnier (CPVO) IMODDUS, Challenges and trends with implementing molecular tools in variety testing

Cécile COLLONNIER, Expert Biomolecular Techniques at the CPVO, in Angers, France talks with Marcel Bruins at the UPOV - Working Group on Biochemical and Molecular Techniques Meeting in Hangzhou, China from 16 to 18 October, 2019.

The Weight of Evidence and Science

I am a newcomer, the new kid on the block, a pragmatic businesswoman that is finding it hard to get used to the European...

Margaret Wallace (NIAB) NIAB using molecular tools, challenges in applying these, moving all variety testing to molecular techniques and impact of Brexit

Margaret Wallace, Senior Technical Manager at NIAB, UK talks with Marcel Bruins at the UPOV - Working Group on Biochemical and Molecular Techniques Meeting in Hangzhou, China from 16 to 18 October, 2019.

Jan de Riek (ILVO) Ciopora members using molecular tools, bridging the gap between countries

Jan de Riek (Research Group Leader at ILVO, the Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and Vice-President of CIOPORA) talks with Marcel Bruins at the UPOV - Working Group on Biochemical and Molecular Techniques Meeting in Hangzhou, China from 16 to 18 October, 2019.

Kees van Ettekoven (Naktuinbouw) Career in variety testing, Key elements of a good team, Dealing with NGO’s, Naktuinbouw’s greatest achievements, and is there room...

Kees van Ettekoven, Retired head of Variety Testing at Naktuinbouw, The Netherlands talks with Marcel Bruins at the UPOV - Working Group on Biochemical and Molecular Techniques Meeting in Hangzhou, China from 16 to 18 October, 2019.

Paul Nelson (Bayer Crop Science – US) Bayer using molecular tools, and the need for such tools among DUS examination offices

Paul Nelson, Genomic Prediction Lead at Bayer Crop Science - US talks with Marcel Bruins at the UPOV - Working Group on Biochemical and Molecular Techniques Meeting in Hangzhou, China from 16 to 18 October, 2019.

Monika Slawiak (BASF) BASF using molecular tools, challenges in applying these and moving all variety testing to molecular techniques

Monika Slawiak, Senior Scientist, Molecular Quality Assurance at BASF talks with Marcel Bruins at the UPOV - Working Group on Biochemical and Molecular Techniques Meeting in Hangzhou, China from 16 to 18 October, 2019.

Hedwich Teunissen (Naktuinbouw) Variety Tracer, Enforcement of PBR, Application of Molecular markers in DUS testing, changing UPOV’s definition of a variety

Hedwich Teunissen, Molecular biologist at Naktuinbouw, The Netherlands talks with Marcel Bruins at the UPOV - Working Group on Biochemical and Molecular Techniques Meeting in Hangzhou, China from 16 to 18 October, 2019.