Wageningen University and Research Centre. Netherlands.

The WUR’s Applied Plant Research (PPO) is the leading Dutch organisation for applied research in Arable Farming, Multifunctional Agriculture and Field Production of Vegetables, Flower Bulbs, Nursery Stock and Fruit. PPO aims at co-innovations with partners from the different agricultural sectors, sciences, industry and government. PPO analyses together with clients questions regarding farm and crop management and translates these into applied research and development programmes. The group is an active link between science and practice, with research activities directly related to the challenges of sustainable development.