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Examples of EUFPRI Projects

Out of the tens of thousands of EUFPRI projects, here are some examples that relate to the wider agricultural environment:

AGRICISTRADE: Exploring the potential for agricultural and biomass trade in the Commonwealth of Independent States

AMIGOclimate: Customised climate index insurance services for agriculture

BEAN-ADAPT: evolution in a changing environment: the genetic architecture of adaptation outside centers if domestication of Phaseolus vulgaris and P. coccineus

BEST4SOIL: Boosting 4 BEST practices for SOIL health in Europe

B-FERST: Bio-based FERtilising products as the best practice for agricultural management SusTainability

BIOMAP2SOIL: Biological analysis of soils and advanced data analytics for precision agriculture maps

BRESOV: Shaping the future of organic breeding and farming

Bulhnova: Liquid biofertilizer formulated with plant growth promoting rhizobacteria

CHIC: Chicory as a multipurpose crop for dietary fibre and medicinal terpenes

CO-FREE: Innovative strategies for copper-free low input and organic farming systems

CropBooster-P: Preparatory action to Boost Global Crop Yield for Food & Nutrition Security and fueling a Bioeconomy

DEGRICOL: Consumer-safe and thermally stable bioplastic formulation with controlled biodegradation properties for agricultural and horticultural accessories

DIVERSIFOOD: Embedding crop diversity and networking for local high quality food systems

ECOBREED: Increasing the efficiency and competitiveness of organic crop breeding

ECOSYN: Eco-friendly synergists for insecticide formulations

EFFIDRIP: Enabling next generation commercial service-oriented, automatic irrigation management systems for highly efficient use of water, fertilizers and energy in drip irrigated tree crops

EUVRIN: European Vegetable Research Institutes Network

Excalibur: Exploiting the multifunctional potential of belowground biodiversity in horticultural farming

ExpoSEED: Exploring the molecular control of seed yield in crops

FIBRA: Fiber Crops as a Sustainable Source of Bio-based Materials for Industrial Products in Europe and China

FOUNDATION: Fusarium oxysporum mediated underpinning of cell type-specific modulation in multiple host interaction

FREEMYCO: A novel bio-controlling pre-harvest method to eliminate the mycotoxins contamination in agri-food sector

FREEMYCO: A novel bio-controlling pre-harvest method to eliminate the mycotoxins contamination in agri-food sector

G2P-SOL: Linking genetic resources, genomes and phenotypes of Solanaceous crops

GeneBEcon: Capturing the potential of gene editing for a sustainable BioEconomy

GENOMERGE: Role of genome merger and redundancy in plant evolution and adaptation

GenSPI: Genomic Selection for Potato Improvement

INBIOSOIL: Innovative biological products for soil pest control

INMIfungi: Interactions of insect and soil microbial communities with insect pathogenic fungi

INNOSETA: Accelerating Innovative practices for Spraying Equipment, Training and Advising in European agriculture through the mobilization of Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems

InnovAfrica: Innovations in Technology, Institutional and Extension Approaches towards Sustainable Agriculture and enhanced Food and Nutritional Security in Africa

INNOVAR: Next generation variety testing for improved cropping on European farmland

INVITE: Innovations in plant variety testing

LIVESEED: Improve performance of organic agriculture by boosting organic seed and plant breeding efforts across Europe

LiveSEN: In-Field Live Sensing of Nitrate in Crops for Real-Time Fertilization Adjustment

LycoSOL: Feasibility Analysis on the Extraction of Lycopene from Tomato Peel through Organic Synthesis

MYFOOD: An Innovative Smart Greenhouse System based on Aquaponics, Bioponics and Permaculture for Self-Production of Safe and Ultra-Fresh Food.

NEURICE: New commercial EUropean RICE (Oryza sativa) harbouring salt tolerance alleles to protect the rice sector against climate change and apple snail (Pomacea insularum) invasion

NewFert: Nutrient recovery from biobased Waste for Fertilizer production

OPTIMA: Optimised Pest Integrated Management to precisely detect and control plant diseases in perennial crops and open-field vegetables

OPTIMA: Optimization of Perennial Grasses for Biomass Production

PhytlSigns: Real-time plant monitoring based on bioelectrical signals

Pod Yield: Can bean yield losses caused by drought, heat stress and climate change be ameliorated by enhancing pod-specific stomatal conductance?

REMES: Regulation and Metabolic Engineering of Saponins for use as bio-pesticides.

ReMIX: Redesigning European cropping systems based on species MIXtures

RhizoTalk: Decrypting the role of bacterial signals in microbial interactions to enhance Lysobacter establishment in the rhizosphere

RICE-GUARD: In-field wireless sensor network to predict rice blast

RiZeSisT: Discovering susceptibility genes to Rhizoctonia solani in rice as breeding targets for sheath blight disease resistance

ROBS4CROPS: Robots for protecting crops

ROOT BARRIERS: Molecular mechanisms controlling endodermis and exodermis differentiation in tomato roots

ROOTOPOWER: Empowering root-targeted strategies to minimize abiotic stress impacts on horticultural crops

RXOMICS: Identification of novel genes conditioning bacterial blight resistance in rice using genomic resources and functional analysis tools

SALICROP: Overcoming the salinity barrier

SeedOPT: Seedwiz Plant Variety OPTimizer Boosting Crop Growth for Global Food Security

SEQSEL: Global cooperation to develop next generation whole genome SEQuence SELection tools for novel traits

SODSAT: Remote precision management of turf grass sod production by means of artificial intelligence and satellite imaging

SSAR: Future bio-pesticides for EU: unlocking the code of Saponin Structure-Activity Relationships for use in pest management

Terrabio: The first portable genetic analyser for crop pathogen detection

TomGEM: A holistic multi-actor approach towards the design of new tomato varieties and management practices to improve yield and quality in the face of climate change

TRADITOM: Traditional tomato varieties ad cultural practices: a case for agricultural diversification with impact on food security and health of European population

Trapview: Automated pest-monitoring system for sustainable growing with optimal insecticide use

VALITEST: Validation of diagnostic tests to support plant health

WaterWorks2015: Sustainable water use in agriculture, to increase water use efficiency and reduce soil and water pollution

XTOnE: Use of Extremophile Bacterium XT1 in Biological Approach to Promote Plant Growth and Tackle Pathogens

ZIPRU: Zinc Interaction with Phosphorus in Root Uptake (focus Brassica oleracea)

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