Protected crops: Two new publications available

Monday, October 15, 2012

Performance and side effects of IPM solutions using model-based tools tested by greenhouse trials

The objective of the first document is to highlight the diversity of modeling tools useful and/or necessary in order to implement robust IPM strategies under greenhouse cultivation. The deliverable describes distributed climate models, pest airborn transfers, pest forecasting models, population dynamics models, and models to help decision making, e.g. reinforcement learning models and overall sustainability evaluation models.

Recent developments and market opportunities for IPM in greenhouse tomatoes in Southern Europe

This second pulication describes the situation and developments of the greenhouse tomato sector in five countries : the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Italy and Spain and analyse the export of tomatoes, make a synthesis and present conclusions and recommandations.

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The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/ 2007-2013) under the grant agreement n°265865- PURE