10 May 2019
Stressing the importance of breeding for disease resistance: G2P-SOL presented at the VI International Symposium on Tomato Diseases
The VI International Symposium on Tomato Diseases
held in Taichung, Taiwan, on May 6-9 2019 attracted more than 200 participants from 25 countries.
Experts, scholars, researchers and students looked into the latest advances in research on diseases of this globally important vegetable crop. Particular attention was paid to threats related to globalization (such as the transport of horticultural pests and diseases) and climate change and the importance of breeding for resistance to diseases and emerging environmental threats.
In this context, Dr. Chang Yuan-li, Virologist of the World Vegetable Center, presented the concept of the G2P-SOL project at this event.