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Shaun Hobbs Director, Plantwise Knowledge Bank

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CABI, Nosworthy Way, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX108DE, United Kingdom

I am responsible for the development Plantwise Knowledge Bank, working with a wide variety of partners and users in this exciting CABI-led initiative. I have 19 years’ experience in the world of scientific information provision, including responsibility for CABI’s database business.  Prior to this I was a research scientist, authoring 40 scientific publications on plant genetics and biotechnology. I have also worked for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and for the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research.

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Establishing a centre for crop health and protection in the UK

Breakthroughs in science and technology are helping overcome global food production challenges and changing the worlds’ agriculture. A new Centre for Applied Crop Science is ensuring the UK has the necessary capital needed to deliver a cutting edge platform to support agriculture in the UK and beyond. CABI...
  1. Cameron, K.H., Somachandra, K.P., Curry, C.N., Jenner, W.H. and Hobbs, S.L.A. (2016) Delivering actionable plant health knowledge to smallholder farmers through the Plantwise program. Journal of Agricultural & Food Information 17(4), 212–229. Contacts: k.cameron@cabi.org, c.curry@cabi.org, w.jenner@cabi.org, s.hobbs@cabi.org