CONNECTING AND INNOVATING THE ORGANIC FRUIT PRODUCTION
Summary and speakers presentations of the Second Online Seminar
The BIOFRUITNET second online seminar was held on Thursday 10th March 2022 with a great success. About 100 participants from all over the world enjoyed the latest advances in pest management in organic fruit production.
Rachel Nieri (Center Agriculture Food Environment, University of Trento) and Valerio Mazzoni (Research and Innovation Centre, Fondazione Mach), presented the latest developments in pest management through BIOMETROLOGY in Room 1, and Claude-Eric Parveaud (GRAB) and Michael Friedli (FiBL) presented the results of various research studies and pilot projects related to LIVING MULCHES in a second room.
BIOFRUITNET project is planning its next online seminar to keep boosting innovation and facilitating knowledge sharing among the European organic fruit growers.
DOWNLOAD THE SPEAKER´S PRESENTATIONS in the following links:
Room 1. Biotremology as pest control measure in organic fruit growing
- Introduction to applied biotremology. Dr. Valerio Mazzoni, Fondazione Mach (IT)
- A case study of vibrational pest control for fruit growers (Halyomorpha halys). Rachele Nieri, Researcher, University of Trento (IT).
Room 2. Living mulches for tree row (understory) soil management
- Case study of cover crops in sub-mediterranean zone Claude-Eric Parveaud, GRAB (FR)
- Living mulches in apple orchards: lessons learned from the Project DOMINO. Michael Friedli, FiBL, (CH)