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Lab-born Golden Potato
Potatoes with very high vitamin content: this is the aim of the project, published in Plos One, conducted by a Team of researchers from ENEA, CREA and Ohio University.
Publication date 12/18/2017
Source ENEA
Agri-food, pearl millet can resist drought
Success story
The decoding of the pearl millet genome sequence, a project involving an international team of 65 scientists from 30 different research institutions, makes it possible to unveil the winning strategies...
Publication date 11/02/2017
Source CNR
The agriculture of the future? It will be technological
The development of the first European e-learning platform in agri-food to promote the introduction of technological innovations for the companies involved in agriculture is the ambitious objective of a...
Publication date 10/23/2017
Source UNIFI
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