Carrot (Daucus carota)/ FR / Trichoderma, bacteria, essential oils/carrot powdery mildew (Erysiphe heraclei) 1000 Ha of carrot managed with Trichoderma, bacteria and essential oils after the producer tested many different control methods.
Strawberry (Fragaria spp.)/ FR/ natural plant elicitor COS OGA/ Sphaerotheca macularis Many chemical residues are reported in conventional strawberry crops, these may cause problems for consumer health. Reduction of treatment frequency (IFT) in France have forced the growers towards sustainable disease control which is beneficial to human and environmental health Export restrictions lowering maximum residue levels (MRL’S.) […]
Apple (Malus spp.)and pear (Pyrus spp.)/pest insects and diseases/predatory insects and mites, mating disruption, habitat improvement In 1988, 3rd generation fruit farmer decides to decrease chemical load of broad-spectrum chemicals in their fruit orchard. 30 years later they reduced the chemical load by 90% by applying agroecological practices in an IPM scheme; Releasing of predatory mites, […]