Legumes are a vital part of sustainable cropping systems and food chains.
Legumes are a key component of sustainable cropping and food systems. This group focuses on the grain legume faba bean (Vicia faba), from gene to plate and back again, with national and international collaboration: genomics, genetics, breeding, agronomy, environmental impacts, food uses, and feed uses. We explore the role of legumes in sustainability of cropping systems and food chains.
With our collaborators, we investigate aspects of legumes from gene to plate and back again. Our main crop is faba bean, and we dabble in...