BIODELEAR is an ambitious project which foresees the development of an integrated pest management strategy (IPMS) for the sustainable management for the control of Med fly (Ceratitis capitata) in the absence of insecticides using the mass trapping technique with a novel attractant which is no toxic to the people and to the environment, for the application in intensively cultivated Mediterranean areas.

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A new dissemination action of LIFE-BIODELEAR took place in Cyprus on 15th and 16th of October 2018 with the organization of 2-day workshop.

On Monday, 15th October, Life-Biodelear's research team paid a visit to the Cyprus University of Technology. During this visit, a regular meeting with institutional members of the Foundation took place. The research team had the honor to speak with Mr. Maganaris and Mr. Stavrinidis, who highlighted the problems facing citrus growers in Cyprus today. There was also a general debate on the problem of the Mediterranean fly in the world.



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Associate Beneficiaries



With the contribution of the

financial instrument LIFE of the EU



coordinating beneficiary:


Project Timetable

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

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