CAPITALISE is an EU funded Horizon 2020 project. We are combining science and innovation to improve photosynthesis for higher yielding crops.
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Professor Zoran Nikoloski from University of Potsdam is leading the CAPITALISE modelling work. He explains how the Bioinformatics work and modelling can help to extract value from the large heterogeneous datasets to aid understanding of the science and guide...
Evaluating environmental and socio-economic costs and benefits of crops with increased photosynthetic capacity in Europe
To ensure future food security in Europe, crops need to be adapted to changing societal and environmental challenges. The cultivation of these optimized crops can have both positive and negative consequences and it is therefore necessary to identify and assess...
Johannes Kromdijk gave an open seminar during a CAPITALISE visit to Matteo Dell’Acqua’s Crop Genetics Group. His presentation described how important C4 crops such as maize and sorghum cope with light as both a resource and a stress factor. Light is important to...