Mollie Mollicone

Support Specialist Germplasm Resource Unit

Mollie works in our Germaplasm Resource Unit, where she assists with seed stocktaking pipeline ensuring stocks are maintained sufficiently.

She also carries out and recording data for germination tests on seed stocks for regeneration programme, transplants seedlings to soil and pots developing plants.

Mollie’s role provides care and maintenance to maturing plants, ensures self-pollination by bagging ears and involves performing analysis of seed with Near Infra-Red (NIR) equipment for macro nutrients such as protein, starch and fibre content.