MICOSOIL: Eco-agricultural bio-fertilisation by means of native mycorrhizal fungi

MICOSOILFinancing: BIOGENETICS, S.L.U.
Head researcher: EPELDE SIERRA, LUR
Implementation: 31/12/2015

Mycorrhizae are associations between plants and beneficial fungi which promote the acquisition of nutrients and water by the plants.

BIOPASTO: Mountain grazing: Management and soil health systems and their effect on aspects of animal production and greenhouse gas emission

BIOPASTOFinancing: Ministry of Science and Information
Head researcher: EPELDE SIERRA, LUR
Implementation: 31/12/2016

This project, funded by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, is focused on the multidisciplinary evaluation of the grazing system for dairy sheep in the Cantabrian mountains, in order to enhance the sustainability of this management system.

LOTXAR: Creation and launch of the “LEOT-Laborantza Ekosistemen Osasun Txartelak” self-assessment tool

NEOTFinancing: European Union
Head researcher: MIJANGOS AMEZAGA, IKER
Implementation: 28/02/2015

“Agro-ecosystem Health Cards – AHCs” are newly created manuals which, in a simple and practical manner, explain how to carry out an overall diagnosis of the health status of agro-ecosystems, through the analysis of a series of indicators on the surface (crop) and underground (soil).

SMART-HYDRO: Smart system to optimise the use of water in agriculture

smarthydroFinancing: Ministry of Science and Information
Head researcher: DEL HIERRO CEREZO, OSCAR
Implementation: 02/02/2017

SMART-HYDRO proposes a new approach in the field of ICT research for the efficient management of water resources, based on the European water directive, combining experience in ICT and research in the water sector for the modernisation of technology in the management of natural resources.