Wageningen University

Using genomics to save endangered species

Currently, many threatened and endangered species are present in captivity. Their management is mostly focused on keeping the population viable (both demographically and genetically) and as similar to the wild ancestor populations ...

dateApr 14, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Entrepreneurship in agriculture and healthcare

Care farming provides an interesting context of multifunctional agriculture where farmers face the challenge of having to bridge the gap between agriculture and healthcare and acquire new customers, partners and financial ...

dateApr 13, 2016 in Other
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Akkerweb helps breeders make decisions

Yield charts, soil analyses, crop growth information; breeders are collecting an increasing amount of data related to their soil and crops. To link this data in a practical and useful way, Wageningen UR and the Agrifirm cooperative ...

dateMar 10, 2016 in Biotechnology
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