Spotlight on the UNTWIST focus lines

The drought stress experiment with the four UNTWIST focus lines at the flowering stage, carried out by AIT at the novel high-throughput phenotyping platform PHENOPlant in Vienna.   Based on a combined evaluation of the genetic diversity and field and glasshouse trials of the 54 UNTWIST core collection lines, four camelina focus lines were selected…

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JOBIM2022

MODELLING WORK ON CAMELINA

For more than 20 years, JOBIM has been the annual event that federates French bioinformatics. The 2022 edition was held on the Beaulieu Campus of the University of Rennes 1, from 5 to 8th July. Around 500 participants attended this edition. The organization of JOBIM was led by the Société Française de BioInformatique (SFBI), in…

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GIVE ME THE DATA! 

A REPOSITORY FOR NEW INSIGHTS INTO THE HEAT AND DROUGHT STRESS TOLERANCE OF AN ANCIENT OILSEED. RESEARCH ON GOLD OF PLEASURE (Camelina sativa) Some plants are very sensitive to stresses, while others are hardy and continue to grow unperturbed when the field gets hotter or drier. The increasing stresses on agriculture from an accumulation of…

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Camelina Sowing in Spain

In Spain camelina’s sowings for the 2020-2021 campaign began in November and have lasted until Christmas. The rains prior to the beginning of sowing and the accumulation of humidity in the soil have favored the emergence of camelina in practically the entire country. Figure 1: Initial stages of the camelina. Photo Credit Camelina Company Now…

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INRAE France Versalles

Improving seed maturation in France

The integration of camelina as summer catch crop at INRAE France Versailles 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 Versailles 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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FIRST NEWSLETTER – SIGN UP

  Through our NEWSLETTER we want to tell you about the activities and findings that UNTWISTER’S Team is developping in the framework of the project. To do so, we plan to publish a regularly a Newsletter that compiles the progress and results of this exciting initiative. WE HAVE ALREADY PUBLISHED THE FIRST ONE!!! If you…

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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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Camelina Sativa

Many thanks to all @UNTWIST_H2020 partners for the fruitful discussions during today’s workshop on the upcoming #UNTWIST experiments and the important planning of #Camelinasativa sampling.

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