Plant Breeding

NIAB EMR offer a range of science-based plant breeding services which focus on exploring novel crops suited to the UK and introducing exciting new varieties conveying desirable characteristics for both growers and consumers.

Plant breeding services from NIAB EMR combine century-old plant breeding excellence with the latest genetic science, and include:

  • NIAB EMR’s excellence in plant/pathogen genomics
  • A proven track record of pedigree attributes in ornamental crops
  • Genetic databases of key perennial fruit crops

To find out more about how NIAB EMR Plant Breeding services can deliver benefits  to your business, contact Richard Harrison, Head of Department- Genetics, Genomics and Breeding , via or 01732 523747.