Content WATBIO people and places Dr Sarah Purdy speaking at the Miscanthus Safari in Aberystwyth (November 2014). Photo: D. Murphy-Bokern Bioenergy crops at Aberystwyth Herman Hoefte, Gail Taylor and Francois Tardieu, 3 April 2014 in Paris. Photo: D. Murphy-Bokern. The IGATS team. Photo: Simone Scalabrin. The WATBIO consortium members at the kick-off meeting in Southampton. Michele Morgante (IGA Technology Services) at the Second Annual Consortium meeting in Venice (2014) Poster viewing at the WATBIO second annual consortium meeting in Venice. Photo: D. Murphy-Bokern Brusno in northern Poland. Landscape near Brusno in northern Poland with Franco Alasia-bred poplar in the distance. Photo: D. Murphy-Bokern Franco Alasia on a visit to new poplar plantations at Brusno in northern Poland Antoine Harfouche (University of Tuscia) on a visit to new poplar plantations at Brusno in northern Poland Greewood Resources forester and plantation manager Piotr Prztarski showing the WATBIO team the plantations in Brusno in northern Poland. Donal Murphy-Bokern, Grail Taylor, Antoine Harfouche and Franco Alasia in a six-month old poplar plantation at Brusno in northern Poland. Mike Allwright taking field measurements for the GWAS of poplar. Photo: Hazel Smith Prof. Gail Taylor, coordinator of WATBIO, in her laboratory in Southampton. The young poplar trees at Savigliano in Italy. Photo: Franco Alasia. Water use efficiency screening at Lancaster. Photo: Bill Davies Meeting of the poplar core experiment team in Göttingen for the planning of the experimental work.