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LIFE Fitovid

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The LIFE FITOVID project, driven by Neiker Tecnalia and the Basque public institutions, was focused on the implementation of demonstrative and innovative strategies to reduce the use of pesticides during tretaments in viticulture. The project finished on September 2017.

The objective of the project was to demonstrate the environmental impact reducing the number of applications of phytosanitary products in the control of mildew and powdery of the vineyard in the production of wine in different agroclimatic zones.

In different moments, the UMA exposed the need and reasons of the interest in the inspection of sprayers. Subsequently, demonstrations were offered on the status and inspection of several sprayers. It was also suggested that farmers to do a survey on the knowledge degree about the regulations of the application of phytosanitary products.