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

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Project Timetable

The project began on 1st June 2014 and will last five years, until 1st June 2019.

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