Approaches to innovation and research for the sustainability of sheep and goat production systems

(Zaragoza, Spain, 21-23 May 2018) European and Mediterranean sheep and goat sectors are valuable because they produce goods from otherwise unused resources and deliver important environmental services. Sheep and goats are sometimes the main industry for many marginal rural areas...

Project aims for development of healthier peppers and onions

A team of the Centre for Agro-food Research and Technology of Aragón (CITA) is part of a state project that aims to identify the genes associated with quality traits in onions and peppers, so that new varieties can be developed with greater health benefits. The doctors and researchers that are part...

China and Europe will collaborate mutually on micoturismo and truffle

China in December invited and received the Research Director of the Agrifood Research and Technology Center of Aragón (CITA) and the European Institute of Mycology (EMI), Fernando Martínez-Peña, who was invited with two other EMI partners, to several scientific-technical meetings which took...

Course of weed science for technicians

A course on weed science is being held for technicians of the Agricultural Land Offices and the Provincial Service of Zaragoza of the Department of Rural Development and Sustainability of the Government of Aragon, organized by the said Service. The professors in charge of this course are the...

ARIMEDA: Project for reducing the ammonia emissions from slurry

The project, that counts on the participation of Spanish and Italian companies and institutions, is coordinated by the Agrifood Research and Technology Centre (CITA) of Aragon. The Agrifood Research and Technology Centre (CITA) of Aragon, an organisation that depends on the Department of...

Have fun with the plants

The authors of the book "Have fun with the plants" A. Cirujeda, J. Aibar, G. Pardo and A. Marí, researchers (IA2) of CITA and members of PROVESOS, have presented it to the general public in the Library of Aragon of Zaragoza on 24/02/2017, showing some of the games, objects and musical instruments...

La Iniciativa de Empleo Juvenil de la Unión Europea aporta un joven documentalista a un proyecto del Plan de Desarrollo Rural

El Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros Agrónomos de Aragón, Navarra y País Vasco, como coordinador del grupo de cooperación denominado RICA ha designado al Centro de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentaria el establecimiento de una red de información y transferencia de conocimientos bidireccional,...

Conference addresses the needs of Barbastro's pink tomato

The selection process carried out with Barbastro's pink tomatoes was recently presented in this municipality by Cristina Mallor, researcher at the Centre for Research and Food Technology of Aragon; Pablo Bruna, of the Centre for Agro-food Transfer of the Department of Rural Development and...

Advanced Course: ADVANCES IN SMALL RUMINANT REPRODUCTION

Objective of the course Small ruminant productions are of particular relevance in Mediterranean countries, covering a significant part of the demand of animal foodstuffs and playing an important role in socioeconomic development and landscape preservation. Animal production is...

CITA is a pioneer in the control of teosinte in maize cultivation

La investigación quiere dotar de herramientas a los agricultores para el control de esta situación El Centro de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentaria de Aragón (CITA), del Departamento de Innovación, Investigación y Universidad está desarrollando el proyecto de investigación “...

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