CerealPath: a doctoral programme delivering integrated, innovative, structured training in cereal disease control

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Multi-disciplinary, multi-sectoral, doctoral training

CerealPath brings experts from academia, industry and regulatory agencies across Europe to train early stage researchers in the skills necessary to innovate in the field of sustainable cereal production.

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Developing new defences against cereal diseases

Diseases reduce both the yield and food safety of cereal grains and compromise food security. Improving plant disease resistance has to be a top research priority if we are to improve food productivity in order to feed the world population in 2050.

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Crop experts from academia, industry and agencies

CerealPath benefits enormously from the experience and expertise of our research supervisors, programme beneficiaries and programme partners in order to provide our early stage researchers with a unique doctoral training experience.

Latest News:
Markus C. Kolodziej elected as ESR Representative

Markus C. Kolodziej elected as ESR Representative

08 May 2018 14:52 |Markus C. Kolodziej, the CerealPath ESR at the University of Zuerich, has recently been elected as the ESR Representative on Read more ...

Featured Researcher:
Dr Paul Nicholson

Dr Paul Nicholson

Our lab is identifying and characterising resistances to two disease complexes of cereals. Fusarium head blight (FHB) of cereals reduces yield and contaminates grain with Read more ...

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