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Development of novel breeding technology for improved root system, drought tolerance and sustainable plant productions

In addition, the use of chemical plant growth regulators is under pressure due to their potentially harmful effects on humans and the environment.In this project we want to address these 2 topics in parallel by developing a new sustainable breeding technology that focuses on the roots, using rhizogenic bacteria.Research approachNatural strains of Rhizobium

Development of novel breeding technology for improved root system, drought tolerance and sustainable plant productions

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Pot plant sprayer

Pot plant sprayer

ILVO and the Ornamental Plant Research Centre(PCS) collaborated on this. At the end of this project, one of its accomplishments was the development of an innovative spraying technique to control Tarsonemidae mites (Acari, Tarsonemidae) in azalea cultivation. The Azalea Committee of PCS came up with this idea.

News | 01/05/2020

Plant attacker for May: TBRFV

Plant attacker for May: TBRFV

New plant viruses appear regularly and some of them pose a serious threat to the agriculture and horticulture sector.

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