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MODelling vegetation response to EXTREMe Events
ID: 613817
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2016-10-31
The continuous supply of services provided by agricultural systems is increasingly threatened by climate change in association with an estimated increase in the frequency of extreme weather events such as droughts, heat waves or heavy precipitation events. MODEXTREME has the ...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 110453
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
Multipurpose hemp for industrial bioproducts and biomass
ID: 311849
Start date: 2012-09-01, End date: 2017-02-28
Hemp is a sustainable high yielding crop well adapted to most European conditions, with advantageous environmental and agronomical characteristics. Traditionally cultivated for the fibres, seeds and psychoactive substances, it is now considered an ideal crop to produce innova...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 104295
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
Aquaculture for Food Security, Poverty Alleviation and Nutrition
ID: 289760
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2014-12-31
Aquaculture is widely considered as important for enhancing food security, alleviating poverty and improving nutrition. However, little information is available concerning the direct and indirect impacts of aquaculture on food security and poverty alleviation in most developi...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 101755
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
3to4: Converting C3 to C4 photosynthesis for sustainable agriculture
ID: 289582
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2016-12-31
Most plants use the C3 pathway of photosynthesis that is compromised by gross inefficiencies in CO2 fixation. However, some plants use a super-charged photosynthetic mechanism called C4 photosynthesis. The C4 pathway is used by the most productive vegetation and crops on Eart...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 101753
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
Enhancing biomass production from marginal lands with perennial grasses
ID: 289461
Start date: 2011-10-01, End date: 2015-09-30
Perennial grasses, which once established can be harvested and re-grow annually for many decades, have a number of other beneficial characteristics which suit them as biomass crops. These include high resource use efficiency, high productivity, good environmental qualities an...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 101133
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
Optimizing Miscanthus Biomass Production - OPTIMISC
ID: 289159
Start date: 2011-10-01, End date: 2016-03-31
Miscanthus is a C4 perennial rhizomatous grass that has become a leading candidate crop for production of lignocellulosic feedstocks due to its rapid biomass accumulation in temperate climates. There is currently a single commercial clone, M. x giganteus, which has a number o...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 101300
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
Integrated approach for increasing breeding efficiency in fruit tree crops
ID: 265582
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2015-08-31
Fruit Breedomics has as its strategic goal to improve the efficiency of fruit breeding by bridging the gap between scientific genetics research and application in breeding. Fruit Breedomics takes a multidisciplinary approach, including genetics, genomics, ecophysiology and bi...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 98644
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
European Surveillance Network for Influenza in Pigs 3
ID: 259949
Start date: 2010-11-01, End date: 2013-10-31
This “European surveillance network for influenza in pigs (ESNIP) 3” will maintain and expand surveillance networks established during previous EC concerted actions (ESNIP 1, QLK2-CT-2000-01636; ESNIP 2, SSPE-022749). Three work packages (WP 2, 3, 4) aim to increase the knowl...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 97365
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
Quality and Safety of Feeds and Food for Europe
ID: 265702
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2014-08-31
The rearing of healthy European livestock is highly dependent on the provision of high quality and safe feeds. This in turn has a major impact on the safety of the entire animal based food chain. The concept of Q-SAFFE is to deliver better, faster and economically viable mean...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 97821
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Assessment of the impacts of non-tariff measures - NTM on the competitiveness of the EU and selected trade partners
ID: 227202
Start date: 2009-04-01, End date: 2011-09-30
The overall objective of the project is to collect and analyze new data on non-tariff measures (NTMs), particularly on governmental standards and regulations that prescribe the conditions for importing agri-food products into the EU market and into the markets of the main com...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 92898
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
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