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      The painted lady in soybean production

      Soybean pest scouting
      The painted lady (Vanessa cardui L.) is a pest of soybean in Serbia and many countries in south-eastern Europe (Croatia, Bosnia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria). It occurs also in central, western and northern Europe (Austria, France, Germany). This pest appears occasionally, typically once in four to five years, when it can be of economic importance. It ...

      Sampling and measurement protocols for field experiments assessing the performance of legume-supported cropping systems

      This report sets out the protocols for field measurements which were used throughout the Legume Futures research project. In some cases, more than one method is described. This is because the best method to use may be defined by the site characteristics, and also by the availability of staff, instrumentation and financial resources.
      This guide does not s...

      Impacts of legume-related policy scenarios

      This report is part of the socio-economic research in the Legume Futures project which aimed to assess the economic effect of including legumes in farming systems both in relation to the internal (economic) effects for the farmer and the external effects, especially on the environment. The objective of the research reported is to show what impact various po...

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        Advances in Legume Science and Practice 2

        Advances in Legume Science and Practice 2

        The three day virtual conference ‘Advances in Legume Science and Practice 2‘, organised by the Association of Applied Biologists ‘Cropping And The Environment (CATE)’ specialist group,  will take place 1 - 3 September 2021.  Legume Science and Practice Conference The...

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        Welcome to the Legume Hub!

        The Legume Hub provides timely, scientifically valid, and comprehensive information for practitioners. These include farmers as growers and users of legumes, processors for feed and food purposes, and all involved in the related parts of the value chains.Empowering...

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        World Soybean Research Conference 4.-9.9.2022

        World Soybean Research Conference 4.-9.9.2022

        The World Soybean Research Conference 11, has been postponed to 4. - 9. September 2022. It will be held in Novi Sad, Serbia. The event is organized by the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops (IFVC), one of the 18 project partners of the Legumes Translated project. ...

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        Scientia potentia est: knowledge is power. Understanding empowers. The Hub is about free access to knowledge, insights and understanding to support growing and using legumes. It is about empowering everyone interested in legume development and use with knowledge. The Legume Hub is also a community for developing and sharing knowledge in which experts from science and practice work together to support the sustainable development of our food systems. The Legume Hub provides timely, science-based information for practitioners and everybody with an interest in legumes, their propagation, processing and use. These include farmers as growers and users of legumes, processors for feed and food purposes, and all other stakeholders involved in the legume value chain. The Hub’s registered expert users and authors form the core of the European Legume Hub Community. They own and govern the Legume Hub.

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            Production of soybean seeds

            The use of high-quality seed is particularly important for the success of a soybean crop. In this video, the experts from Centre for Agricultural Technology Augustenberg (LTZ) explain what to look for in soybean seed production.

            Legume protein from Brandenburg

            Field trials on grain legumes have been conducted at the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) for many years. In this video, Moritz Reckling and Kathleen Karges give insights into their research o...

            Using grain legumes in marine fish diets

            In this video, THESGI Agricultural Cooperative of Thessaly in cooperation with NIREUS Aquaculture S.A. demonstrate a win-win market for legumes and fish producers. Taking into acc...