Development of a new harvesting process and technology for various crops to be applicable under different climatic and terrain conditions. The technology will operate under high speed and will increase harvesting results.
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.
The development of new handling methods for agricultural production to prolong the postharvest life of the fruit. The application of new technologies will be crucial in order to achieve the highest quality fruit.
To grow and produce new varieties wich currently do not exist in the region and wich this point of diferentation, look for niches in the market place.
Hops are normally grown on tall wirework up to 7 metres high. This is not sustainable either economically or environmentally. Low trellis technology has proven successful in reducing both inputs and impact, but requires development of new naturally dwarfing hop varieties acceptable for brewing.
Hop wilt (verticillium nonalfalfae) is a devastating disease of hop that is starting to cause damage in the czech republic. The only solution to this incurable disease is to breed new resistant varieties, which the english have proven successfully but need analytical expertise of the czechs.