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Coastal protection

Traditional forms of coastal protection such as sand barriers, dikes and dams are being questioned due to their high maintenance costs, limited flexibility and negative ecological impact. Therefore natural alternatives are being tested, which work with nature instead of against it.

Coastal protection must ensure adequate defenses against the sea while taking into account climate change and rising sea levels.

Coastal protection

News | 14/02/2022

Virus-based crop protection

Virus-based crop protection

In addition, the crop protection market and chain were mapped.

Research projects

Agrobody-mediated crop protection

Main research questionSustainable crop protection can only be achieved when the various steps in the deposition-retention-uptake-translocation process are optimally performed.

Agrobody-mediated crop protection

Events

74th International Symposium on Crop Protection

74th International Symposium on Crop Protection

The Symposium will address several aspects of crop protection and will include a plenary session with two invited papers: Prof. dr. Bruce McDonald (ETH Zürich, Switzerland): "The evolution of plant pathogens in agricultural ecosystems" Prof. dr.

Research projects

Optimal spray application of plant protection products

Main research questionThe overall objective of OPTiSPRAY is to support farmers, contractors and advisors in choosing the optimal spray application technique according to crop (development), target organism, and type of plant protection product (PPP).

Optimal spray application of plant protection products

Research projects

Pasture protection: adequate shelter for animals kept outdoors

Main research questionIn the Pasture Protection project, we are determining which tree species and shrub plantings are most adequate as shelter for animals kept outdoors, and which, in addition to having a good effect on animal welfare, also score in terms of forage value, wind resistance and exposure to soil compaction.

Pasture protection: adequate shelter for animals kept outdoors

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