Last updateMon, 13 Mar 2023 5pm

Back You are here: Inicio Agro-food technologies Projects

Tuna species substitution in the Spanish market: a knock-on effect

Scientists at the CEAB-CSIC have surveyed the tuna commercialized in Catalonia in order to find out if there are cases of species substitution. This is a widespread problem, together with the deficiency of labeling. It happens particularly with high-valued species and has negative effects on the market. DNA Barcoding techniques can help to establish routine controls.

Read more ...

European project to fight olive-oil fraud

The OLEUM project has a budget of 5 million euros and the col•laboration of 20 institutions from 15 countries, the CSIC among them. The project is aimed at verifying the quality of the oils and creating an international network to offer information about the product.  

Read more ...

Scientists find out how tomatoes turn to red when seeds are ripe

CSIC scientists at the Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) unveil that tomatoes have ‘recycled’ a light-dependent mechanism to modulate fruit ripening.

Read more ...

A new project to develop cereals resistant to drought

Improving plant resistance to drought is the main goal of a project selected by the European Research Council (ERC) in the Consolidator Grants and led by the Center of Research in Agrigenomics (CRAG). It is aimed at improving crops to handle climatic change.

Read more ...

Plant biology: meeting day between scientists and companies

With more than 60 participants, it took place in Barcelona the Workshop “Plant scientists and technological companies”, created as a meeting day to promote collaboration between public and private sectors.

Read more ...