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      Identification and Characterization of Novel Sources of Resistance to Rust Caused by Uromyces pisi in Pisum spp.

      Pea rust is a major disease worldwide caused by Uromyces pisi in temperate climates. Only moderate levels of partial resistance against U. pisi have been identified so far in pea, urging for enlarging the levels of resistance available for breeding. Herein, we describe the responses to U. pisi of 320 Pisum spp. accessions, including cultivated pea and wild r...

      Cookbook Legumes

      The Cookbook Legumes contains recipes with beans, lentils, chickpeas and other delicious legumes. It was created in the course of the Legumes Translated project.

      An innovative approach for the assessment of Bulgarian soybean cultivars

      The evaluation of climate plasticity and content of free amino acids, sugars and fatty acids in Bulgarian soybean cultivars were used as an innovative approach. The field performance, expression and metabolomic profiles of leaves, green seeds and mature seeds of plants grown from low temperature pre-treated and not-treated seeds were assessed by real-time qu...

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        Donau Soja 10 Years Anniversary Event

        Donau Soja 10 Years Anniversary Event

        Donau Soja celebrates its first 10 years in Vienna on 29–30 September 2022.  At this event, Donau Soja invites you as a member or partner to celebrate this success together.     Registration | 10Years Donau Soja Marcella Gross-Varga Event- & Marketing Manager...

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        World Soybean Research Conference, 18-23 June 2023

        World Soybean Research Conference, 18-23 June 2023

        The World Soybean Research Conference (WSRC11) will take place in Vienna, Austria, on 18 - 23 June 2023.   Dear colleagues and guests, on behalf of the conference committees and the Donau Soja Association, the hosting institution, I feel truly honored and...

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        Global Bean July meeting

        Global Bean July meeting

        On Thursday 14 of July is our next partners meeting at 15:30 (CEST), followed by an inspiring cooking session with pulses at 17:00 (CEST). Claudia (heldenküche) and Cecilia (Bean Beat) have put together an inspiring program and we are very much looking forward to both...

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            Plant proteins in ruminant nutrition

            Dr Lorna MacPherson presents on the role plant proteins in ruminant diets. The slides were presented as part of a workshop on plant proteins.

            Plant proteins in food policy

            Professor Mads Fischer-Moller's presentation focuses on how is approaching plant proteins for human consumption. The slides were presented as part of a workshop on plant proteins.

            Pulses in monogastric rations

            Professor Jos Houdijk's presentation focuses on the opportunities for replacing soya with other legumes. The slides were presented as part of a workshop on plant proteins.

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