Among the main objectives of the LIFE-BIODELEAR project is the elimination of insecticide use and the investigation of the effects of conventional and alternative cultivated practices, related to the protection from medfly, on soil fertility and quality.

The up to now obtained results were published in the Integrated Control in Citrus Fruit Crops IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, Vol. 132, 2018 pp. 186-191:

Monitoring of pesticide residues in citrus fruits and soil properties under the framework of the developing of an integrated pest management strategy (IPMS) for the sustainable management
for the control of medfly (Ceratitis capitata) LIFE BIODELEAR (LIFE13 ENV/GR/000414)
E. Bempelou, M. Kiousi, C. Anagnostopoulos, P. Malatou, K. Liapis, V. Kavvadias, Z. Ioannou, S. Theocharopoulos, N. Papadopoulos, N. Koulousis & V. Mavragannis


After-life plan



Project Timetable

The project started on June 1st 2014 and was completed on October 25th 2019

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