Natural and viable alternatives to specific endemic plagues and deseases of determinate fruit and vegetable crops (kiwi, vine, melon and tomato) will be evaluated (experimental field trials) within organic or integrated production in order to develop new derivate products for plant extracts.
This project is aimed at the formulation of different essential oils extracted from local medicinal plants for use in household hygienic products. The acaricidal activity of the pure extracts and the processed products will be tested.
Selections of new cherry cultivars and their introduction in growing is the main goal of the project. Recent attention on the human health benefits of cherries helped boost their consumption because of their high antioxydant content (polyphenol, vitamin c, anthocyanin).
Iosmatis is a hardware and software solution providing simultaneous operating, monitoring and anti-theft features to up to 5 irrigation equipments with constant on line and real time monitoring as well as multiple warning channels.
Respro will develop novel approaches to reduce/eliminate traces of toxic anti-sprouting molecules currently used in the potato value chain. Respro strategies are based on: 1) epigenetics, 3) assessment of a new non toxic sprouting inhibitor, 2) combination of pre- and post-harvest treatment.
The objective of the project is to develop a model and solution of precision agriculture (using sensors and it solutions) for two crops (sweet corn in hungary and tomato in portugal) to foster sustainable production, determining factors effect on yield and quality comply with food industry needs.
The use of drugs for the treatment of respiratory diseases complicate the management in the extensive production of merino lambs. Natural components from algae and plants can be used for the production of lambs without drugs. this project studies the effect of natural additives on lamb quality.