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Management and breeding for organic plant and livestock production systems

Results of the European QLIF project and an outlook on the new projects NUE-CROPS and LowInputBreeds will be presented at the BioFach Congress.

(February 05, 2010) 

The session 'Management and breeding for organic plant and livestock production systems' will take place on Friday, February 19, 2010, from 11 to 12.30 pm; room Prag. 

In recent years the BioFach Congress has also been used as forum to present and discuss results of European research projects. For further information see FiBL's BioFach pages.  

Programme

Chair

  • Dr. Danièle Tissot, European Commission, DG Research, Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Aquaculture

Presentations

  • Dr. Urs Niggli, FiBL, Switzerland/Prof. Dr. Carlo Leifert, Newcastle University, UK
    Effect of organic, low input, and conventional production measures on crop quality: a summary of results of the QLIF project
  • Dr. Veronika Maurer, FiBL, Switzerland
    The need to breed robust livestock for organic and ‚low input‘ production systems (LowInputBreeds project)
  • Dr. Monika Messmer, FiBL, Switzerland
    First results from the European project NUE Crops - Improving nutrient use efficiency in major European food, feed and biofuel crops to reduce negative environmental impacts of crop production.

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