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)

Keynote talks from expert speakers will be supplemented by oral presentations and posters selected from abstract submissions in five sessions:

  1. Survey, occurrence and epidemiology
  2. Pathogen biology, population genetics & genomics
  3. Plant-pathogen-microorganisms interactions
  4. Genetics, genomics and breeding for resistance
  5. Integrated disease management

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

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.