Theme Groups are open networks for those interested in the resp. group activities - which are to develop areas needing further research as well as to spread information and results belonging to the resp. theme. The groups may also in initiate project applications and help seeking funds for actvities within the group's field of interest (theme).
The group chairmen/responsibles will, as a part of their ordinary work, call together and lead meetings - at least once a year for coordinating the field trials yearly programs.
The group charimen will, to the extent possible, assist agricultural organisations and researchers in field reserach planning and methodology as well as with spreading interesting new results.