The 2017 general conference of the UK Brassica Research Community was on 03 May at the University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus. A PDF of the final programme can be downloaded here: UKBRC2017 programme

Below are links to the presentations:

Research Community brief updates
Alison Fraser (Nottingham)Improving nitrogen use efficiency in oilseed rape pdf
Marie Bruser (JIC)From B. napus to Arabidopsis, from pod to embryo pdf
Mikhaela Neequaye (IFR)Using novel Broccoli lines to understand glucosinolate production and sulphur metabolism pdf
Fryni Drizou (Nottingham)Herbivory and Oilseed rape-Rhizoctonia solani AG 2-1 interaction
Thomas Alcock (Nottingham)Nutrient uptake in Brassica napus pdf
Jessica Hughes (JIC)Palatability of oilseed rape to the cabbage stem flea beetle pdf
Henk-jan Schonbeek (JIC)MAQBAT Mechanistic Analysis of Quantitative disease resistance in Brasssica napus by Association Transcriptomics pdf
Hicret Yalcin (JIC)PAMP-Triggered Immunity & Quantitative Disease Resistance in Brassicas pdf
Carmel O’Neil (JIC)Measuring and improving Brassica seed vigour performance pdf
Rumiana Ray (Nottingham)ICAROS project pdf
Graham Teakle (Warwick)Yield decline and the rhizosphere microbiome pdf
Richard Broughton (Rothamsted)Improving phytosterol content and composition in Brassica napus oil pdf
Rui Guan (Rothamsted)Optimizing cuticular wax in Brassica rapa to improve photosynthesis and resistance pdf
Joana Vicente (Warwick)White blister rust of mustards pdf
Community grant / resources updates
Wiktor Jurowski (Earlham)Development of Brassica Information Portal a resource for phenotypic data pdf
Lars Ostergaard (JIC)The BRAVO project pdf
Ian Bancroft (York)Resource update relating to RIPR and OREGIN projects pdf
Mathew Nelson (Kew)Potential sLoLa - Bioactive Compounds from Crucifers pdf