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(Español) Científicos del IRNAS prueban el efecto de las cubiertas vegetales (mulching) en la recuperación del suelo después de un incendio forestal

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MEETING OF THE EUROPEAN PROJECT WOODZYMES

The Institute of Natural Resources and Agrobiology of Seville (IRNAS) of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) hosted on 15-16 November the first technical meeting of the European project WoodZymes (Extremozymes for wood-based building blocks: from pulp mill to board and insulation products), which started on June 1, 2018. WoodZymes is a Research […]

Disentangling the mediation effect of ectomycorrhizal fungi on soil–tree relationships

Soil abiotic properties, such as texture, nutrient availability and water, are essential in the development of terrestrial plants. Mycorrhizal fungi, which are fungi living in symbiosis with plants roots, are also key for plant growing. This symbiosis enhances a trade-off of carbohydrates and nutrients beneficial for both plant and fungi. Therefore, it is expected that […]

(Español) Semana de la Ciencia: Descubre la Agrobiología a través de Rutas Científicas por el IRNAS 5-14 Noviembre 2018

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(Español) Organización del IRNAS y el IG de la 6ª Conferencia Internacional sobre el olivo y sus productos derivados

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(Español) Visita de TIMAC AGRO y DCOOP a La Hampa

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Policy Conference at Brussels on Preventing and Remediating Degraded Soils

Soils are a vital environmental resource; however, soil protection efforts in European Union have been partial, fragmented and insufficient to halt their degradation.

In the Policy Conference held at Brussels, on September 27th 2018, there was a debate about how to improve EU policies to secure the delivery of soil ecosystem services.

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Informing people about the toxicity risks by soil contamination

Pollution is the largest environmental cause of disease and premature death in the world today however it has been neglected, according to the Lancet Commission on pollution and health. In particular, polluted soils threaten the environment and human health. The persistent substances such as metals are contaminants posing the greatest threats to health.

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Kick-off meeting of the WoodZymes project

Research & Innovation Action of the H2020 “Bio-Based Industries” Joint Undertaking coordinated by CIB.

The Biological Research Center (CIB) from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) hosted on June 14th (in Madrid, Spain), the kick-off meeting of the WoodZymes European Project on “Extremozymes for wood-based building blocks: from […]

Kickoff of the European Project SusBind

Kickoff of the European Project SusBind, a Research & Innovation Action funded by the H2020 “Bio-Based Industries” Joint Undertaking

The SusBind project on “SUStainable bio BINDers”, with participation of two CSIC institutes (IRNAS-Seville and CIB-Madrid), has been granted with € 4.1 million from the H2020 “Bio-Based Industries” Joint Undertaking (www.bbi-europe.eu) and was […]