genetic resources, legume
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Here, we learn how EU research project INCREASE offers a participatory research approach to characterise genetic resources in food legumes

28 international partners from 14 different countries make up the expert consortium of the EU research project INCREASE. Looking into the status of plant genetic resources of four important traditional European food legumes – chickpea, common bean, lentil and lupin – the INCREASE team works resolutely on the development of efficient and effective conservation tools and methods to foster agricultural biodiversity in Europe. Over the five-year running time, the project receives a budget of €7 million from

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