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NOVATERRA project

Integrated novel strategies for reducing the use and impact of pesticides, towards sustainable Mediterranean vineyards and olive groves

Funding entity: European Union research and innovation program Horizon 2020. Grant Agreement number 101000554

Period: From 01/10/2020 to 30/09/2024

Project coordinator: Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries (IRTA)

NOVATERRA develops a set of innovative, integrative and sustainable, technically and economically viable strategies, the result of three different approaches: a) Development of novel combinations of alternative products (not synthesized) and biological control techniques for the protection of crops, b) Optimization of the application and dosage of phytosanitary products through “Smart Agriculture” technologies, c) Reduction of the presence of pests and diseases through the use of new “Soil Management” strategies.

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