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Editor Pat Heslop-Harrison

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Pat Heslop-Harrison is Professor of Molecular Cytogenetics and Cell Biology at the University of Leicester. He is also Chief Editor of Annals of Botany.

Using genome diversity for the environment, livelihoods and tropical grasslands

Pat Heslop-Harrison (with collaborators listed below) examines why it's not just humans that need better crops.

The Hungry Gap: Food for temperate February and March

Have we banished the hungry gap? Pat Heslop-Harrison has been talking to BBC Radio Leicester.

Plant collections and flowers for the start of the year #Countryfile

Why do we collect plants? Pat Heslop-Harrison finds out with the BBC television show Countryfile.

Science, technology and innovation for Africa with the EU-Africa High Level Policy Dialogue stakeholder panel

What does it mean to work towards Sustainable Development? Pat Heslop-Harrison, editor of Annals of Botany, has been discussing the issue in Brussels with European stakeholders.

Should You Tweet Posters from a Conference?

Pat raised an interesting point while he was at the International Botanical Congress in Shenzhen. Should you tweet whole posters from a conference? I...

International Botanical Congress #IBC2017 and the big picture from Shenzhen

Sometimes confusing & contradictory, but also energetic & innovative. Pat Heslop-Harrison looks for the key themes from the International Botanical Congress.

International Women’s Day 2017: Celebrating Professor Winifred Pennington

For International Women's Day, we are celebrating the work and achievements of Professor Winifred Pennington FRS. You can download a free poster of her life at the end of this article.

Plant Records: An ever increasing pot of gold

Name: Maize or Corn Scientific name: Zea mays Known for: Food of the Gods (or Blasphemy against them when in Corn Dogs) Record broken: Yields I expect most...

Cryopreservation on the farm and in the news

Almost all the milk we drink will come from cows whose father's sperm was frozen. It is quite likely that their father himself was...

Risk, reward and hazard

I had started writing about risk assessment for AoBBlog a few weeks ago, but only this week I’ve met a critical risk assessment in...

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