4F Crops: Survey and Analyse the Parameters that Play an Important Role in the Successful Establishment of Non-Food Cropping Systems

E. Alexopoulou, S.L. Cosentino, P. Soldatos, G. Reinhardt, N. Rettenmaier, W. Elbersen, E. Krasuska, A. Monti, A.L. Fernando, M Mackiewicz-Talarczyk, M. Christou, C. Panoutsou, W. Zegada-Lizarazu, M.P. Duarte, D. Milioni, J. L. Tenorio, D. Scordia & G. Testa
As different sectors – food, feed, fiber, and fuels – compete for land, the yielding potential of the future non­food crops has to be as efficient as possible in order to minimize the competition for land. The main objective of 4F CROPS project was to survey and analyze all the parameters that play an important role in successful non­food cropping systems in the agriculture of EU27 alongside the existing food crop systems. The work started...