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How to improve disease control in European organic viticulture

Rossi, Vittorio and Legler, Elisabetta (2013) How to improve disease control in European organic viticulture. CORE Organic newsletter, April 2013, pp. 5-7.

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Organic agriculture and, in particular, organic viticulture have grown considerably in the last decade, nonetheless organic farming still has a huge potential for innovation and improved solutions. The research project VineMan.org (www.vineman-org.eu) aims at improving disease control, which is one of the main and most difficult tasks in oganic viticulture, by integrating plant resistance against fungal pathogens, vineyard management practices, and the use of biological control agents according to optimized outbreak forecasting systems.


EPrint Type:Newspaper or magazine article
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Fruit and berries > Viticulture
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic II > Vineman.Org
Deposited By: Hansen, Grethe
ID Code:28251
Deposited On:18 Feb 2015 12:07
Last Modified:18 Feb 2015 12:07
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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