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The CRA-W, key player in the development of grassland agro-ecosystems.
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The CRA-W, key player in the development of grassland agro-ecosystems.

Regarded as the green gold of the Walloon area, grassland has been a major subject of CRA-W research for many years. This is understandable because it holds a prime position within...


Morgane CAMPION
CAMPION, M.
The aphid, Myzus persicae: monitoring of insecticide resistance in Wallonia, some challenging preliminary results
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The aphid, Myzus persicae: monitoring of insecticide resistance in Wallonia, some challenging preliminary results

The resistance of Myzus persicae to insecticides is widespread throughout the world. An initial, detailed analysis has been conducted in Wallonia.


Dominique MINGEOT
MINGEOT, D.
Diversification of cropping systems, a vehicle for ecological intensification of our agricultural production?
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Diversification of cropping systems, a vehicle for ecological intensification of our agricultural production?

Downstream demand and the plant production schemes standardisation have led to a simplification of cropping systems. This raises many questions, both in terms of agronomy and of the...


Didier STILMANT
STILMANT, D.
Management of nitrogen fertility in organic market gardening following destruction of permanent pasture
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Management of nitrogen fertility in organic market gardening following destruction of permanent pasture

Under the current version of the Sustainable Nitrogen Management Programme (PGDA III), growing vegetables is prohibited for a period of two years after the destruction of permanent...


Brieuc HARDY
HARDY, B.
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Animal feed and the concept of "technical zero”

Since the "mad cow disease" crisis, the CRA-W laboratories have been heavily involved in the development of methods for detecting and identifying processed animal proteins in food...


Gilbert BERBEN
BERBEN, G.
Brainstorming the optimisation of dairy farming
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Brainstorming the optimisation of dairy farming

PROTECOW aims to help dairy producers in the Franco-Belgian border area to improve the results of their farming operations. The project is structured around three closely related criteria:...


Lise BOULET
BOULET, L.
Protein-rich fodder is not easy to store, and often causes significant nitrogen losses. Could oak tannin added while ensiling the fodder be an answer to protein degradation?
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Protein-rich fodder is not easy to store, and often causes significant nitrogen losses. Could oak tannin added while ensiling the fodder be an answer to protein degradation?

Fodder proteins are highly degradable by micro-organisms, both in the silo and in the rumen of the cow. In the silo, proteins mainly decompose into ammonia. If present in excess, this...


Sophie HERREMANS
HERREMANS, S.
Analytical tools for the monitoring of food fraud
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Analytical tools for the monitoring of food fraud

The goal of the European FOODINTEGRITY project is to provide Europe with an inventory of tools and resources to detect fraud and guarantee the integrity of the food chain.


Philippe VERMEULEN
VERMEULEN, P.
Apple pomace, an ally in improving the performance and digestive health of newly weaned piglets?
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Apple pomace, an ally in improving the performance and digestive health of newly weaned piglets?

Post-weaning is a critical period because of the consequences it can have on young animals (anorexia, diarrhoea and loss of performance). What if apple pomace could help overcome this...


José WAVREILLE
WAVREILLE, J.
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