SALAD aims at improving the resilience of food production in saline and potentially saline agricultural areas in the Mediterranean and North Sea regions.
True fruit flies of non-European origin (Diptera: Tephritidae) are devasting pests on fruit and vegetables.
The proposed Euphresco project aims to consolidate the European studies conducted so far, and, with collaboration from North American researchers, devise a generic trapping technique for Agrilus jewel beetles.
In this project we want to address these 2 topics in parallel by developing a new sustainable breeding technology that focuses on the roots, using rhizogenic bacteria.
In CLIMASOMA we investigate what the existing scientific literature can teach us about the role of soil management in soil functions and in the resilience of crop production to climate change.
At the request of the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, ILVO and Ugent will develop a practical booklet that will serve as a manual for organic beef cattle farmers (or farmers in conversion).
In recent years, consumers, producers, meat processors and retailers have been paying increasing attention to animal welfare.
Continued improvements in crop performance are needed to cope with climate change and to keep pace with population growth.