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Sustainable low-input cereal production: required varietal characteristics and crop diversity.

Acronym: SUSVAR.

Chair: Hanne Østergård, Risø National Laboratory, Denmark
Vice chair: Maria Finckh, Kassel University, Germany

Main aim:

To ensure stable and acceptable yields of good-quality crops for low-input, especially organic, cereal production in Europe by

  • developing ways to increase and make use of crop diversity
  • establishing methods for selecting varieties, lines and populations to fulfill these requirements
  • establishing methods for appropriate variety testing

4-pages brochure describing the Network (Pdf file, 5 MB) (2006-05-18)

See also projects associated with the action.

Last revision: 2009-06-08.

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