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To mark the United Nations’ World Pulses Day on 10 February, Donau Soja is reminding of the importance of these protein crops for ensuring food security for the European population, improving soils and stopping the deforestation of valuable ecosystems. In 2024, the...
Legume Generation: Plant breeders and researchers collaborate for the next generation of legumes to reduce the protein gap in Europe
We need better legume crops to help farmers meet Europe’s demand for plant protein and support a protein transition. Understanding this, fifty scientists and plant breeders participated recently in a meeting held at the Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop...
10 Oct 2023, 17:00 - 18:30 online event Fermentation is one of the oldest and most straightforward methods of food preparation. Enzymes produced by microorganisms like bacteria, yeasts, and mold, have long by used by humans to produce food that is both...
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