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What does the Faba Bean Initiave offer?

Scientific expertise of its technical team

The consortium of Faba Bean Initiative includes a team of scientists who have participated in numerous national and European programs focused on faba bean breeding. With over 20 years of international experience, the group leads the development of genetic maps in this crop aimed at the identification of genes controlling disease resistance, yield and nutritional quality characteristics.

Faba bean breeding

Our faba bean collections include materials resistant to broomrape (Orobanche crenata), and to the most common diseases affecting the crop. These are a promising source for the development of new resistant varieties.

If you have a variety with problems of productivity, disease or environmental adaptation, Faba Bean Initiative can provide you with a solution through the development of new varieties.

Advanced consultancy on faba bean cultivation

Whether you are a large corporation or a small farmer, Faba Bean Initiative can provide tailored support on any project related to this legume. We can advise you on the most suitable varieties for your climatic conditions, provide solutions to pests and diseases or design a complete project from the selection of fields to the harvest of the crop.