Second conference of the International Legumes Society

11 Oct 2016 - 14 Oct 2016

The International Legume Society and the Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa are organizing the Second International Legume Society Conference, scheduled the 11th to the 14th October, 2016 at the Tróia resort, the vicinity of Lisbon, in Portugal.

The conference will address the following themes: Legume Quality and Nutrition; Farming Systems/Agronomy; Abiotic and Biotic Stress Responses and Breeding; Legume Genetic Resources; and New “Omics” Resources for Legumes. The health and environment benefits as well as the marketing of legumes will be transversal topics throughout the conference. Special attention will be given to foster the interaction of researchers and research programs with different stakeholders including farmers and farmer associations, seed/feed and food industries, and consumers. For this, the conference will also be the site of the Final Meeting of ABSTRESS EU-FP7 project, the Annual Meeting of LEGATO and EUROLEGUME EU-FP7 projects; and the final dissemination events of MEDILEG, REFORMA FP7-ERANets. 

Location: Troia