INRAE France Versalles

Improving seed maturation in France

The integration of camelina as summer catch crop at INRAE France Versalles will give the possibility to analyse the field trials work of the camelina core collection during this spring/summer 2021, that has been the first step of the UNTWIST french partner research. The first results of the field trial harvest at Versalles after cutting…

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camelina in UK

Spring crop in the UK

In the frame of the UNTWIST the camelina field trial at Rothamsted was harvested in August 2021 with the help of the Rothamsted Farm Team and a small plot combine. Seed yield, oil content, and composition will now be analyzed in the 54 camelina varieties to assess the performance of this spring crop in the…

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UNTWIST COMMUNITY

  In the frame of UNTWIST project, we specifically dedicated efforts to joint networking activities with different projects financed to establish a fruitful collaboration and share expertise and knowledge on plant adaptation. UNTWIST would like to invite coordinators of other related projects to join the UNTWIST COMMUNITY as supporting experts. Your project will be portrayed…

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CAMELINA CORE COLLECTION TO THE TEST

PUTTING THE CAMELINA CORE COLLECTION TO THE TEST

  The UNTWIST Camelina core collection has been brought together from cultivars growing in diverse climates and geographic locations. It includes 31 different landraces, 20 lines sourced from breeding programmes and 3 commercial cultivars. The core collection incorporates a range of genetics, phenotypes, architecture and adaptive plasticity. This means the core collection is an excellent…

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SUCCESS STORY

UNTWIST _ A SUCCESS STORY FEATURED BY THE AUSTRIAN RESEARCH PROMOTION AGENCY FFG

The Austrian Research Promotion Agency FFG showcases UNTWIST as a best practice Horizon 2020 project in their #SuccessStory series (https://www.ffg.at/news/success-story-untwist-vom-leindotter-fuer-die-klimaresistenz-lernen) and highlighted UNTWIST during the Horizon Europe kick-off event “Research and development for a healthy planet” on 16th February 2021. In their commentary, the FFG emphasizes the integrative multi-disciplinary approach of UNTWIST bringing together eight…

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