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Development of new vegetable - edamame growing technology in organic production

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Project Manager

Project aim: To develop a technology for growing a new vegetable, edamames or vegetable soy, which has not been cultivated in Latvia so far, in the organic farming system by diversifying the pulse assortment / variety both in food and in crop rotation.

Tasks of the project:

  • Carry out research on the optimization of edamames cultivation technology stages to find out the optimum edamames cultivation technology in the open field.
  • Investigate Edamames Seed Growth Possibilities for Local Seed Production.
  • To find out the nutritional value of edamames and to develop pretreatment technology to extend the marketing period.
  • Collect and analyze data, prepare publications, present results at conferences.
  • Based on the results obtained during the study, prepare information for farmers at the end of the project in order to ensure the practical use of the research results.
  • The results of the supported project will be published at the end of the project.

Source of funding: EAFRD

Amount of Funding
87894,62 Euro
Source of Funding
International funding
Institute's Role
Project leading institution
Submitted on: 15/03/2018