Improving nutrient efficiency in major European food, feed and biofuel crops to reduce the negative environmental impact of crop production
FP7 Project with U.S. partner
Short name and number
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Biotechnology
The MAIN AIM of the proposed integrating project NUE-CROPS is to develop knowledge, models and tools required to (a) breed/select NUTRIENT USE EFFICIENT (NUE) CROPS and (b) integrate NUE-crops with AGRONOMIC INNOVATIONS to significantly reduce fertiliser use and associated negative environmental impacts of crop production, while maintaining or improving crop yield and quality.
Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Turkey (Associated country), United States, Switzerland and Canada.
Name of US Partner
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE