Resistance breeding - Anthracnose screening of white lupin: Despite being a promising local alternative for imported soybean, white lupin is almost not being cultivated because of anthracnose disease, caused by the fungal pathogen Colletotrichum lupini which causes severe yield loss. In this video, FiBL CH presents a fast screening system to identify anthracnose resistance in white lupin.

  • Institution: gzpk & FiBL CH
  • Project: LIVESEED
  • Year: 2020
  • Language: English, German
  • Crop: Lupin

Organic pumpkin breeding at VitalisIn this video, taken at Vitalis during LIVESEED’s cross-visit in the Netherlands (30 September – 4 October 2019), Marcel van Diemen gives a comprehensive overview of organic pumpkin breeding.

  • Institution, Author: IFOAM Organics Europe, Marcel van Diemen (Vitalis)
  • Project: LIVESEED
  • Year: 2020
  • Language: English, German
  • Crop: Pumpkin

DYNAVERSITY agro video scribingThe DYNAVERSITY European project realised a series of video scribing presenting concepts like local variety, seed systems, seed marketing rules, seed networks, participatory plant breeding, farmers’ rights, etc.

  • Project: DYNAVERSITY
  • Year: 2019-2020
  • Language: English

YouTube channel on potato breedingJan Boer, one of the potato breeders working in Bioimpuls started his own VLOG series. The videos are very instructive, down-to-earth and suitable for those who want to set up his/her own small-scale potato breeding endeavour.

  • Author: Jan Boer
  • Language: English, Dutch
  • Crop: Potato

eOrganic YouTube channel: Here you will find videos and online seminars on the science and practice of organic farming. To get a sneak peak, take a look at the online courses on Seed Potato Production and Breeding in Organic Systems or the Impact of Cultivar Selection on Mycorrhizal Fungi, Biomass and Yield in Organic Carrots.

  • Institution: eOrganic
  • Language: English

YouTube channel on cereal and legume breeding: Cultivari Getreideschule developed a series of videos on organic plant breeding. For instance, Karl-Josef Müller explains the steps of cereal breeding and David Glogner explains the importance of pea breeding for a sustainable future. 

  • Institution: Cultivari Getreidezüchtungsforschung Darzau gGmbH
  • Language: German
  • Crop: Cereals, legumes