PCGIN Meetings

Upcoming events likely to be of interest to the Pulse Crop Genetic Improvement Network (PCGIN).

Upcoming PCGIN meetings

8th International Legume Root Diseases workshop (ILRD8) *postponed*

Due to the covid-19 pandemic, the 8th International Legume Root Diseases Workshop (ILRD8), to be held in Agrocampus-Ouest, Rennes, France, is postponed until Autumn 2021 or Spring 2022. The new dates will be confirmed in Autumn 2020.

For any questions, contact: contact-irld8@inrae.fr

Advances in Legume Science and Practice 2


The organisers of the AAB Conference: Legume Science and Practice 2, have provided an update relating to the pandemic Covid-19. It has been decided to postpone the conference until a date in September 2021.

AAB will provide further updates as further information becomes available. Inform your colleagues and people within your networks of this decision.

Past PCGIN Community meetings

PCGIN Stakeholder Meeting

  • Date: 26 November 2020
  • Venue: Online (Zoom)
  • Agenda to follow

PCGIN Management Meeting

PCGIN Management Meeting

PCGIN Stakeholder Meeting

The meeting presented the latest developments within genetic research on UK pulse crops. Progress on disease resistance, agronomy and seed quality traits, and genetic tools and resources, were presented by PCGIN partners. A series of industry perspective talks dealt with future market opportunities and relevant international developments, with time for interactions over lunch. This was an industry-led stakeholder meeting and the programme is available hereA report from the meeting is available on pages 14-16 of the GARNish Newsletter December 2019 report here.

  • Date: 14 November 2019
  • Venue: Belton Woods, Belton, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG32 2LN

Past PCGIN meetings

Agendas from past PCGIN meetings dating back to 2016.