UQ’s Professor Mark Cooper has joined Dr Yilma Kebede and Dr Chris Lambrides as permanent members of the BPAT Team. Professor Mark Cooper is Chair of Prediction Based Crop Improvement at The University of Queensland, and a global leader in
Our BPAT Assessors travelled to Uganda in February. During their visit, Dr Edward Kanju from IITA (right in photo), expressed his gratitude for the potential improvements the BPAT program is bringing to the cassava breeding program. The photo shows Dr
In November 2016, the BPAT team of assessors, traveled to ICRISAT in India, to review 5 major breeding programs :- sorghum, pearlmillet, pigeonpea, groundnut and chickpea.
In August 2016, the BPAT team visited the bread wheat breeding program at the Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research, in Kulumsa Ethiopia.
In August 2016, the BPAT team met with the EIAR (Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research) bread wheat breeding team, in Kulumsa, Ethiopia.
The BPAT team visited the durum wheat breeding facilities of EIAR (Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research), in Debre Zeit.
In August 2016, the BPAT team visited the Ethiopia Institute for Agricultural Research (EIAR) Chickpea breeding program in Debre Zeit in Ethiopia.
In August 2016, the BPAT team visited the Maize and Wheat production programs in Rift Valley Ethiopia.
In August 2016, the BPAT team visited the Ethiopia Insitute for Agricultural Research (EIAR). During this visit, BPAT leader Dr Chris Lambrides caught up with UQ student Alemu Woldetensaye who is the physiologist for the Sorghum Improvement Program.