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Drought equals lower legume yields in Germany?

There is no denying that 2022 has been a particularly dry year.
However, for most field crops like pulses, it can be positive to have “dry weather” at the end of the crop cycle for example. Did legume yields suffer from the drought? What parameters are the ones impacting legumes? What are the means to adapt legume cultivation to the drought in Europe?

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Legume diversity at the ÖBZ

We are a volunteer group within the community garden project at the Ecological Education Center (ÖBZ)  in Munich and collect varieties of beans that are no longer in commercial use. We are enthusiastic about the diversity and the aesthetics of beans, of course also about the culinary enjoyment and their ecological value.

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2000 Kvadratmeter in Sweden

Our Swedish correspondent Magda Knobel found a 2000 m² garden in Stockholm. On the island of Djurgården, between an amusement park, various museums (including the Abba Museum) and many trees, there is a garden which has a very special mission. At the end of the 18th …

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