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Project Update -

WP1 meeting update held in Cesenatico on 26th September 2012

All partners involved in the WP1 met in Cesenatico for discussing the results obtained in the first months of the…  more »

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February skype meeting

On the 12th February 2013 it is scheduledWP1 partners meeting including CU as associated partner. The agenda is based on…  more »


Poster ELISA assay

The most part of vegetables are consumed fresh after harvest with bland washes, often inefficient to remove…  more »


Poster RNAseq Rocket

The implementation of rapid and non-destructive methods is necessary for the evaluation of quality in ready-to-eat…  more »

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Publication accepted in Analytical Methods

The work published is referred to WP1 task 3 of the project. Cavaiuolo M., Paramithiotis S., Drosinos E.H., Ferrante A.…  more »

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Results presentation at the 6th European Leaf Senescence

The results of the WP1 related to molecular quality markers in rocket have been presented as poster "Senescence associated…  more »

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Oral presentation in Poland

Dr. Marina Cavaiuolo post-doc at University of Milano presented as oral presentation at the 3rd International Conference…  more »

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6?? Seminario Internaciona a Cartagena (Spain)

Dr. Antonio Ferrante will be presenting the QUAFETY project at the "6?? Seminario Internacional: Avances en biotecnolog?­a,…  more »

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Results dissemination of QUAFETY at Cocomerita Bellaguarda di Viadana (MN)

On the 1st July at the Cooperative Cocomerita located in Bellaguarda di Viadana (MN),an important melon cultivation area in…  more »