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dc.contributor.author Camargo-Rodriguez, Anyela
dc.contributor.author Lobos, Gustavo A.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-11-15T23:04:23Z
dc.date.available 2016-11-15T23:04:23Z
dc.date.issued 2016-12-06
dc.identifier.citation Camargo-Rodriguez , A & Lobos , G A 2016 , ' Latin America : A development pole for phenomics ' Frontiers in Plant Science . https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.01729 en
dc.identifier.issn 1664-462X
dc.identifier.other PURE: 9947394
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: 6c253541-001b-42e2-be80-cc043d5bbaa7
dc.identifier.other Scopus: 85007330194
dc.identifier.other PubMed: 27999577
dc.identifier.other PubMedCentral: PMC5138211
dc.identifier.other handle.net: 2160/44121
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/44121
dc.description.abstract Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has long been associated with the production and export of a diverse range of agricultural commodities. Due to its strategic geographic location, which encompasses a wide range of climates, it is possible to produce almost any crop. The climate diversity in LAC is a major factor in its agricultural potential but this also means climate change represents a real threat to the region. Therefore, LAC farming must prepare and quickly adapt to a climate that is likely to feature long periods of drought, excessive rainfall and extreme temperatures. With the aim of moving towards a more resilient agriculture, LAC scientists have created the Latin American Plant Phenomics Network (LatPPN) which focuses on LAC’s economically important crops. LatPPN’s key strategies to achieve its main goal are: 1) training of LAC members on plant phenomics and phenotyping, 2) establish international and multidisciplinary collaborations, 3) develop standards for data exchange and research protocols, 4) share equipment and infrastructure, 5) disseminate data and research results, 6) identify funding opportunities and 7) develop strategies to guarantee LatPPN’s relevance and sustainability across time. Despite the challenges ahead, LatPPN represents a big step forward towards the consolidation of a common mind-set in the field of plant phenotyping and phenomics in LAC en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Frontiers in Plant Science en
dc.rights en
dc.subject climate change en
dc.subject genomics en
dc.subject phenotyping en
dc.subject plant breeding en
dc.subject LatPPN en
dc.subject LAC en
dc.title Latin America : A development pole for phenomics en
dc.type /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/researchoutputtypes/contributiontojournal/article en
dc.description.version authorsversion en
dc.description.version publishersversion en
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.01729
dc.contributor.institution Department of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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