Australasian Plant Breeding Conference
February 13 - February 16
The 16th Australasian Plant Breeding Conference (APBC) will be held at QT Hotel, 7 Staghorn Ave, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia. DELAYED UNTIL FEBRUARY 2022
The theme “Towards 2050” has been chosen to capture the long-term nature of plant breeding, and the essential role the discipline will play in delivering food and prosperity to the predicted world population of 9 billion by this date, in the face of decreasing available production area, climate change and demand for new products.
Our vision for the conference is a meeting place for plant breeders and allied scientists to come together and share experiences and ideas to support our drive towards 2050. We particularly want to encourage participation of future and developing scientists.
Topics for each session will be developed from submitted abstracts across the broad sub-themes of:
- Predictive breeding
- Products for markets
- Dealing with the impacts of variability and climate change
- Preparing for the future