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OPTIMA project

Optimised Pest Integrated Management to precisely detect and control plant diseases in perennial crops and open-field vegetables

Funding entity: European Union research and innovation program Horizon 2020 under grant agreement No. 773718

Period: From 09/01/2018 to 12/31/2021

Project coordinator: Agricultural University of Athens (AUA) 

During the OPTIMA project an environmentally friendly IPM framework will be developed for vineyards, apple trees and carrots, providing an integrated holistic approach that includes all critical aspects related to integrated disease management, such as: the use of new bio- pesticides, disease prediction models, spectral systems for early disease detection and precision spray techniques

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