Join our research project!

:seedling: Join our Citizen Science Project! Help us in our mission to domesticate a novel crop, field cress (Lepidium campestre), and contribute to positive eco-systemic effects in future agriculture. We are looking for passionate nature enthusiasts and botany lovers to join our research project.

:mag_right: If you have encountered Lepidium campestre (field cress/field pepperwort/field pepperweed) during your botanical explorations, we need your help! We kindly request your assistance in collecting seed samples from Lepidium campestre individuals. By providing these samples, you will contribute valuable data that will aid us in understanding the genetic diversity of this species and its potential for cultivation.

:herb: Your participation in this project will help us in the characterization of Lepidium campestre, allowing us to identify promising individuals with desirable traits for future crop development. Together, we can harness the power of collective knowledge and make a significant impact on sustainable agriculture.

:earth_africa: To get involved, simply gather seed samples from identified Lepidium campestre plants and send them to our research team. Visit our website for detailed instructions on sample collection, packaging, and shipping.

:loudspeaker: Spread the word and invite fellow nature enthusiasts to join us on this exciting journey. Together, we can contribute to a greener future and make a difference in agricultural sustainability.

:seedling: Letโ€™s unlock the potential of Lepidium campestre and develop a future oil crop with positive eco-systemic effects. Join our Citizen Science Project today! #CitizenScience #Fieldcress #Cropsforthefuture

Best regards
Cecilia Hammenhag, PhD
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

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Thatโ€™s a NICE invitation Cecilia. You are reaching quite a small audience here but I am certain you will get some positive response.
Here is a link to the Main Site observations
There are ONLY 14 iSpot Observations

Thank you dejayM, yes I realize it may be limited observations, but it may engourage people to look for novel observations (at least one can hope). I also tried to publish the same post at iNaturalist which has thousands of observations all over Europe but they decline this type of announcement and unfortunately my post was taken down.

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