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John Innes Centre

  1. Jenny Marie

Published Online: 15 JUL 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0003557



How to Cite

Marie, J. 2008. John Innes Centre. eLS. .

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  1. University College London, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2008


The John Innes Centre is a leading European centre for research into plant and microbial science. It is named after the philanthropist, John Innes. The Centre was formed by the merger of three institutions, the John Innes Institute, the Plant Breeding Institute and the Nitrogen Fixation Laboratory.


  • John Innes;
  • botany;
  • microbial science;
  • compost;
  • genetics