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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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        Global Bean December meeting

        Global Bean December meeting

          Legumes in community catering   13 December 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 CET     Public canteens are often, especially in schools, considered a mere cost item in the budget of a municipality or a company. Instead, collective catering can have an important...

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        International Non-GMO Summit 2023

        International Non-GMO Summit 2023

        The first International non-GMO Summit aims to bring together producers and traders from South America and Europe to inform about the availability and production needs of non-GMO crops, as well as retailers and food brands to speak about their sustainability and...

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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.  The program is constantly evolving. You can find the most updated version here: Program | Vienna 2023 (wsrc11vienna.com)SESSION OVERVIEW Plenary sessions Monday:...

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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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