Welcome to Warwick Crop Centre! Rosemary Collier Director School of Life Sciences 1949-2014 – 65 years of crop research 10 years as part of Warwick University! Some of the crops we work on Laboratory facilities Glasshouses Field trials Pest insects Suction trap – Rothamsted Insect Survey Captures flying aphids... Insect rearing Plant diseases Molecular approaches to plant disease Soil health – micro-organisms Crop quality – shelf life UK Vegetable Gene Bank – seed store Brassica, carrot, onion, lettuce and others UK Vegetable Gene Bank Celery Teaching and training – MSc courses Crop production, food security, environmental bioscience Teaching and training – PhD students Bee research Bee research Our wildlife! Corn bunting Thank you for listening – we hope you enjoy your visit! Thank you!