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Establishing the Legume Innovation Network An invitation to ALL stakeholders. The world of legume research, innovation and trade is small compared to many other crop types. Dwarfed by interests in cereals and oilseeds the significantly smaller crop area reflects relatively low current commercial values and investments surrounding legume crops. In 2017 two large EU funded pr ...

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Recent developments are still to show whether they will evolve into a longer lasting trend. Processed peas are being used as protein isolates in convenience foods, where they are a quality‐determining ingredient, sometimes in considerable quantities. In the course of the trend to eat less animal products, vegetable protein sources are needed to offer alternatives to meat and m ...

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The Latest Open Access publication is a case study  on the association ‘Rheinische Ackerbohne e.V.’ Cultivation of faba beans for regional protein supply:  Faba beans have been an important component in human and animal nutrition in many parts of the world for long periods of time. Soybean imports from overseas have been displacing domestic protein crops in Europe since the 1 ...

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INCREASE - Intelligent Collections of Food Legumes Genetic Resources for European Agrofood Systems Dear, We are pleased to inform you that the research project INCREASE has officially started on May 1st, 2020.  Funded by European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, it will run over 5 years.  INCREASE aims to enhance the management and use of crop genetic ...

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INCREASE – Intelligent Collections of Food Legumes Genetic Resources for European Agrofood Systems Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy,and 28 international partners from 14 different countries are collaborating in the new EU research project INCREASE. Launched on June 2020, the project will be looking into the status of plant genetic resources of four important ...

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