Scientific themes

Eco-efficiency of leys in farming systems:

  • Resource of grasslands for producing forage
  • Novel usage of grassland in future management systems
  • Quality, feasibility and processing of green leys +biomass (composts, proteins etc.)
  • Biodiversity for ecological restoration and contribution to agricultural production
  • Implementation of   grassland   management   practices   to  increase   carbon uptake
  • Ecosystem services as nutrient provision
  • Management options of multispecies swards in crop rotation
  • Grass and legumes breeding for sustainable system management
  • Knowledge, innovation and farmers experience