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Technological quality of organic wheat in Europe

David, C.; Celette, F.; Abecassis, J.; Carcea, M.; Dubois, D.; Friedel, J. K.; Hellou, G.; Jeuffroy, M.-H.; Mäder, P. and Thomsen, I. K. (2012) Technological quality of organic wheat in Europe. ISARA - Institut supérieure de l'agriculture Lyon, Lyon, France.

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The demand for high quality organic bread wheat is increasing. The quality level of organic wheat harvested in EU is mainly dependant on variety, environmental conditions and agronomic practices. In some countries, protein content and composition, influencing technological value, are equivalent to those produced under conventional practices. Beside agronomical techniques, technological processes can help to maintain a good quality. Pre-treatments before milling such as debranning were found to be efficient in reducing DON contamination. The project highlighted the necessity to redefine the methods to assess the quality of organic wheat.


EPrint Type:Report
Keywords:CORE Organic, AGTEC, organic wheat, quality, organic bread wheat
Subjects: Food systems > Food security, food quality and human health
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Cereals, pulses and oilseeds
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic > AGTEC-Org
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Soil Sciences
France > ISARA - Institut supérieure d’agriculture Lyon
France > Other organizations
Switzerland > Other organizations
Related Links:http://www.coreorganic.org/research/projects/agtec-org/index.html
Deposited By: Mäder, Paul
ID Code:20852
Deposited On:23 May 2012 08:53
Last Modified:24 May 2012 11:03
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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