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Drought tolerant crops

...ir leaves in order to protect fundamental plant processes, such as photosynthesis, from overheating. In addition, water plays a crucial role in the growth of the plant; because of the internal ...

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Precision fishing

...ormation is transmitted anonymously, linked to external data sources and displayed on maps, called 'heat maps'. These display information such as the value of the catch, or the turnover per day. Th...

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Authenticity of food products

...even farming system. For example, due to the changes in biochemical composition that occur during a heating process, HPLC techniques can be used to evaluate the heat treatment of milk. Near-infrare...

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Food: taste and aroma research

...Micro Extraction (SPME), a fully automated sampling technique. In this process, the food product is heated in a closed container and the volatile components are isolated from the above air phase us...

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Soil improvement with organic fertilizers

...c residual flows, such as crop and feed residues. Organic residual streams such as grass clippings, heather chippings and shredded wood are also available from natural areas and landscape elements....

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Erosion

...ious climate models predict that climate change will be felt in Flanders mainly in the form of more heat waves, drought and longer periods of drought, as well as more short and intense rainstorms. ...

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Allergens

...products we purchase and consume have undergone some form of processing. This can range from simply heating ingredients to destroy dangerous microorganisms (e.g. pasteurization of milk) to complex ...

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Food: Food safety

... during storage. These studies can be supplemented by enzymatic determinations (e.g., activity of heat-stable spoilage enzymes), if needed. Een overzicht van de microbiologische voedselveil...

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Quinoa

... high nutritional value and a higher content of proteins and minerals than other grains (corn, wheat, rice, etc.). The proteins have excellent quality and contain all the essential amino acids in t...

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Animal welfare

...als. Temperature regulation in poultry and pigs is limited, so these animals suffer more often from heat stress. ILVO is working on a heat plan for the Flemish pig farming sector together with vari...

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Heat plan for Flemish pig farming

...um temperatures and the increasing number of days with elevated temperatures in Belgium can lead to heat stress in several animal species but pigs are particularly sensitive to this. In recent year...

News | 07/06/2021

Heat plan for poultry

...br> The overall goal of this LA track is to provide the poultry sector with a farm-specific heat action plan. Several measures are recommended for reducing heat stress, ranging from adaptin...

News | 26/09/2023

Dairy farm losses from heat waves quantified

...s from all Flemish dairy farms with recorded weather events to assess the economic damage caused by heat. Heat can have a clear negative impact on the amount of milk cows give, and on milk composit...

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Detection and valorisation of pork with boartaint

... repeatability among experts and in the same expert, (b) the effect of habituation, (c) methods for heating fat and (d) the influence of cleaning the iron between repetitions and repeatedly singein...

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Horti-BlueC

...umber of partners who contribute their practical knowledge. The project also works on a strategy to heat greenhouses in a sustainable way, and to 'feed' the plants with CO2. Finally, we also formul...

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Optimal spray application of plant protection products

...validation of a CFD-based model that simulates spray applications for three model crops (potatoes, wheat, Brussels sprouts) as well as a flat-field weed control. As input to the model, spray applic...

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