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OPTimised Integrated Pest Management for precise detection and control of plant diseases in perennial crops and open-field vegetables

Main research questionMore than 20 European partners work together on the Horizon2020 project OPTIMA to develop environmentally friendly sustainable crop protection strategies for 3 typical European crop types: orchards, vineyards and field vegetables.

OPTimised Integrated Pest Management for precise detection and control of plant diseases in perennial crops and open-field vegetables

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The aim of the OPTIMA project is to develop innovative solutions to reduce the negative effects from PPP use in the cultivation of fruit (apples and grapes) and vegetables (carrots). A User Group Community is set up during development of the IPM system where stakeholders can participate in technical discussions.

Research projects

Internet of Food and Farm 2020

In the project 19 use cases will be set up in 5 sectors (arable, dairy, fruit, vegetables and meat). During the project there will also be an open call to attract new technologies and use cases.

Dossiers

Water in agriculture

Maximum rainwater storage for later reuse, for example.Reuse of water: Examples of reuse can already be found in the sector, like a frozen foods business that lets the rinse water from the vegetables flow back to the fields of the vegetable growers after purification through a shared infrastructure.

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