The Second biennial graduate student plant breeding symposium at NC State is scheduled for February 6, 2014. http://www.plantbreedingcenter.ncsu.edu/symposium/index.html
The Cucurbitaceae 2014 meeting will be held in Bar Harbor Michigan Oct 12-16, 2014. (outside link to Website)
The 2014 NAPB and PBCC meeting will be hosted by Syngenta; Minneapolis, MN August 5 - 8, 2014
Congratulations to Dr. Jorge Dubcovsky, US Davis Wheat Breeder, on his election to the National Academy of Sciences! (SeedQuest)
NAPB response to the USDA white paper on "Sustainable Agricultural Systems Science White Paper"
"Wheat Improvement: The Truth Unveiled" is wheat breeders response to multiple inaccuracies in the book "Wheat Belly" by Dr. William Davis, this document was put together by the National Wheat Improvement Committee
How to join /Information for new members:
Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB). Membership in NAPB is free, but the impact you can have through NAPB is priceless! The Tri-societies (ASA-CSSA-SSSA) have been contracted to manage both our membership database and our email list server. You do not need to be a member of ASA-CSSA-SSSA to be a member of NAPB. And membership in NAPB is still free. However, you will need to have an account on the ASA-CSSA-SSSA website to become a member of NAPB. To become a member of NAPB, please utilize this web link: https://www.crops.org/account and these simple steps:
1) Already a member of the Crop Science Society of America?
You can log in to the system as normal from this link and under My Account (upper right hand of page), select Contact Preferences, then select Yes for NAPB member. This option is at the bottom of the page.
2) Not a member of the Crop Science Society of America?
You will need to create a new user contact record by selecting “Create Account” under “First Time Visitors”. Once you have created a contact record and are logged in, under My Account (upper right hand of page), select Contact Preferences, then select Yes for NAPB member. This option is at the bottom of the page.
If you have any difficulties or questions please contact Ian Popkewitz email@example.com.
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