The two days Berry school will include lectures from international experts on the following topics:

  • Quantitative genetics, MAS and genomic selection
  • New breeding techniques
  • Environmental effects on plant growth and development, and adaptation of production to climate change
  • Plant physiology and nursery/crop planning
  • Pest and disease control
  • Fruit quality (sensorial/nutritional/nutraceutical) and consumer science
  • Field visit to UPM breeding program