08 Nov Million euros for research on disease-resistant spinach
Utrecht plant scientists and bioinformaticians will receive almost 1 million euros for a research project on downy mildew, the most important pathogen of spinach. They are awarded by the Top Sector Horticulture & Starting Materials for a public-private partnership. The Top Consortium for Knowledge and Innovation announced this on 1 November. In the project, Guido van den Ackerveken, Ronnie de Jonge and Michael Seidl will collaborate with four seed companies.