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Developing quarantine pest detection methods for use by national plant protection organizations (NPPO) and inspection services
ID: 245047
Start date: 2010-03-01, End date: 2013-02-28
Detection methods are the first tools used by national plant protection organisations (NPPO) and inspection services in order to find incursions of quarantine plant pathogens or pests (Q-pests) across a border, a crucial step to implement Council Directive 2000/29/EC. This is...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 94552
Last updated on: 2017-05-08
Development of improved methods for detection, control and eradication of pine wood nematode in support of EU Plant Health policy
ID: 265483
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2014-11-30
Europe’s pine forests are a valuable economic, social and environmental resource under threat from the introduction of the pine wood nematode (PWN), Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. Although not a pest in its native North America, PWN has devastated forests in Asia. Since the arri...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 99808
Last updated on: 2017-05-02
Coordination Actions in Support Of Sustainable And Eco-Efficient Short Rotation Forestry In CDM Countries
ID: 227321
Start date: 2009-04-01, End date: 2011-08-31
The project first assesses the state of the art of SRF as a biofuel source in CDM and JI countries (wp1) focuses on CDM countries (wp2) and links the project to current European and non-European R&D-activities in the area (wp3). Main outputs: 1) SRF guidelines and standards f...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 92055
Last updated on: 2017-04-24
Genotype and Environment contributing to the sustainability of dairy cow production systems through the optimal integration of genomic selection and novel management protocols based on the development
ID: 613689
Start date: 2014-01-01, End date: 2018-12-31
The requirement for sustainable food production is a global issue to which the EU contributes as a major livestock producer. It is critical to improve animal production efficiency while sustaining environmentally friendly milk production. More profitable dairy production requ...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 111473
Last updated on: 2017-04-10
Strategies to develop effective, innovative and practical approaches to protect major European fruit crops from pests and pathogens
ID: 613678
Start date: 2014-01-01, End date: 2018-02-28
The DROPSA consortium will create new knowledge and understanding of the damage and losses of fruit crops resulting from pests and pathogens, with a specific focus on the new and emerging threats due to Drosophila suzukii and quarantine pathogens Pseudomonas syringae, Xanthom...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 111486
Last updated on: 2017-04-03
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: 2017-02-13
BlueGenics – From gene to bioactive product: Exploiting marine genomics for an innovative and sustainable European blue biotechnology industry
ID: 311848
Start date: 2012-08-01, End date: 2016-07-31
Marine organisms, in particular sponges and their associated microorganisms, are an inexhaustible source of novel bioactive (lead) compounds for biomedical application. Industrial exploitation of this natural resource using traditional approaches is, however, hampered, with a...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 104248
Last updated on: 2017-02-13
BACterial Hosts for production of Bioactive phenolics from bERRY fruits
ID: 613793
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2016-10-31
Plants synthesize a staggering variety of secondary metabolites, and this chemodiversity is a poorly used pool of natural molecules with bioactive properties of importance for applications in the pharma and food industries. BacHBerry focusses on phenolic compounds, a large an...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 110644
Last updated on: 2017-01-02
Towards sustainable global food safety collaboration
ID: 311611
Start date: 2012-08-01, End date: 2016-07-31
Guaranteeing the long term availability of safe foods is a global concern that has initiated a large number of activities, including research, policy development and implementation, legislation and training. Extensive information is generated about food safety, but it is frag...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 104326
Last updated on: 2016-12-12
Enabling the exploitation of Insects as a Sustainable Source of Protein for Animal Feed and Human Nutrition
ID: 312084
Start date: 2013-02-01, End date: 2016-04-30
Food security is a global challenge. Within the overall increased demand for food, and particularly meat production, there is also an urgent need to increase supply of protein from sustainable sources. The principle objective of the international and multidisciplinary PROteIN...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 105074
Last updated on: 2016-12-05
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