Current Year Plenary Sessions

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2020 Annual Meeting Plenary Session - "Breeding Innovation and Agronomic Adaptation"

Optimizing GxExM to close the yield gap in wheat
Dr. Sheri Strydhorst
The limits of sustainable pulse crop production
Dr. Sabine Banniza
Balancing sustainability and profitability: the role of crop varieties in organic farming systems
Dr. Hiroshi Kubota
Update on policy modernization for plant products of biotechnology
Dr. Ken Ellens
Plant Breeding Innovation – Encouraging Innovation and Market Access
Ms. Krista Thomas