The aim of this Leader project is to investigate whether practices as shredding trees and milling them into the ground influence vigour, production, fruit quality and mineral composition of Marnica XR apples and Conference pears.

Carbon circles in agriculture and horticulture Haspengouw

Contact: J. Vercammen en A. Gomand

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Timing: 01/01/19 – 30/06/21

Partnership: Innovatiesteunpunt Boerenbond (promotor), Bodemkundige Dienst van België vzw en PIBO campus vzw

Financing:  Europa, Vlaanderen en Provincie Limburg (65 %)