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Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) as an efficient tool to improve the agricultural production of small scale local farmers

Ongoing

The project will demonstrate that the inoculation with local AMF species is an ecological and realistic alternative to increase agirulctural production in Cuba. Scientific results of the Department of Biofertilizer and Plant Nutrition, Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Group, INCA have showed that AMF species with excellent competitive abilities and good adaptation to diverse agricultural conditions have a significant effect on yield and quality. The project activities will improve the research capacity of the local department and include valorization of the results obtained.

Intervention type

TEAM projects

Duration

10/04/2015 - 31/12/2018

This project is being implemented in:
Flemish promoter Geert Haesaert
Local promoter Kalyanne Hernández Suárez
Local partner institution Universiteit Gent
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Local partner institution Universidad Agraria de La Habana
Other Flemish Partners Hogeschool Gent
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Other local partners Universidad de Holguín Oscar Lucero Moya
Budget € 299.816