Actualites

  • TRADITOM goes organic III

    Local growers Cesar Baltasar and Javier Ciscar are crazy about their rich traditional Valencian crop heritage. A couple of years ago, they started to grow different Valencian varieties of vegetables including the tomato “cuarenteno”, pepper tomato, stripped eggplants, snake-melons, pumpkins, red kidney beans, etc. About the same time they became aware of the TRADITOM project and have added to the...
  • Increasing Resilience Of Canary Islands Tomatoes - TRADITOM comes to the rescue

    The tomato growing tradition of the Canary Islands dates back more than 100 years and was sparked by an increasing demand elsewhere in Europe – it is particularly illustrated by the well-known Canary Wharf in London were tomatoes arrived even in winter to satisfy the needs of the British at a time when growing tomatoes was not possible elsewhere in Continental Europe during the cold months. The...
  • TRADITOM goes organic II

    TRADITOM is proud to have expanded their list of collaborators by many farmers that have an interest in traditional crops. One of them is Ximo. Ximo (Ximo Herrero) is a young local farmer running his business in Mareny de Vilches near the protected area of L’Albufera (Valencia, Spain) in-between sandy beaches and environmentally friendly rice pads. Best known by his vegetables, Ximo’s small...
  • TRADITOM partner chairs Gordon Research Conference on Carotenoids

    The 2018 conference on carotenoids will be held from June 17-22 in Newry, USA. The event will address the full spectrum of carotenoid and apocarotenoid research "from nature to bedside", fostering interdisciplinarity and transfer of research methods between different experimental systems. TRADITOM partner Giovanni Giuliano (ENEA) will chair the conference while coordinator Antonio...
  • The secret life of plants on the conference agenda

    The Serbian Plant Physiology Society is organizing the 3rd international conference on plant biology from June 9-12, 2018 in Belgrade. TRADITOM partners Angelos Kanellis (AUTH) and coordinator Antonio Granell (CSIC) are both members of the scientific committee and invited speakers. Prof. Kanellis will give a talk on “The Cistus creticus terpene synthase gene family” within conference section 4:...