OPTIMA: Optimization of Perennial Grasses for Biomass Production in the Mediterranean Area

S.L. Cosentino, D. Scordia, G. Testa, V. Copani, E. Alexopoulou, M. Christou, A. Monti, W. Zegada-Lizarazu, A.L. Fernando, M.P. Duarte, M.D. Curt, C. Panoutsou, P. Soldatos, C. Porqueddu, J. Gulias, S. Nogues, P. Robson, R. Webster, B. Osborne, S. Sharma, K. Arora, J. Yan, L. Pari, G. Reinhardt, M. Müller-Lindenlauf … & P. De Jamblinne
OPTIMA is collaborative project targeted to special groups such as SMEs and other smaller actors funded by the European Commission under the work program topics addressed: Call: FP7 - KBBE-2011-5, KBBE.2011.3.1-02: Perennial grasses: optimising biomass production – SICA. It will integrate an ambitious biology system approach for perennial grasses such as switchgrass, miscanthus and giant reed in the Mediterranean environment. Moreover the perennial species cardoon, which has been proven to be particularly adapted to the...