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First-ever wild emmer genome sequence published in “Science”
Success story
The genome of wild emmer wheat (Triticum turgidum ssp. dicoccoides) has been sequenced for the first time by an international research team and the study has been published in the prestigious Science magazine.
Publication date 07/20/2017
Source CNR
TOMRES project, tomatoes that save water and fertilisers
The European project TOMRES, a novel and integrated approach to increase multiple and combined stress tolerance in plants using tomato as a model, presented on 7 June 2017 at the University of Turin, is...
Publication date 06/26/2017
Source UNITO
ENEA wins the Macfrut Innovation Award
An innovative, high-tech modular vertical farm for the cultivation of vegetables in all environments and climates, which does not require the use of pesticides and is illuminated by LED lighting: it is...
Publication date 06/13/2017
Source ENEA
The first edition of the Food&Science Festival in Mantua
Foods tell the past, present and future of our history and how humankind has succeeded, over the centuries, thanks to creativity, research and innovation, in making agricultural production methods more...
Publication date 05/04/2017
CNR tests quality saffron in Basilicata
Saffron (Crocus sativus), a plant of the Iridaceae family, has ancient origins: it comes from Asia Minor and was brought to Europe by Arab conquerors. The oldest document that certifies the use and appreciation...
Publication date 03/14/2017
Source CNR
Italian research leader of the EU iPlanta project
The European iPlanta project was presented on 15 February at the headquarters of the National Research Council in Rome. The event was attended by over 100 scientists from 28 countries and by representatives...
Publication date 03/06/2017
Source Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
Urban agriculture as a tool for territorial innovation
In the last decade there has been a growing interest in urban agriculture that is constantly expanding thanks to the recognition of the social, productive, cultural, therapeutic and educational benefits...
Publication date 02/21/2017
Source Politecnico di Torino
Innovation in agriculture: it is time for Green Oscar 2017
Registration for the Green Oscar 2017 opened on 1 February 2017. The competition is designed for young farmers and awards innovation in agriculture. Launched by Coldiretti Giovani Impresa, the Prize aims...
Publication date 02/20/2017
Source Coldiretti