May 15, 2023

Bactrocera dorsalis in the Indian Ocean: A tale of two invasions

Authors: Pablo Deschepper, Sam Vanbergen, Yue Zhang, Zhihong Li, Issa Mze Hassani, Nausheen Azhaar Patel, Henriette Rasolofoarivao, Sandeep Singh, Suk Ling Wee, Marc De Meyer, Massimiliano […]
May 15, 2023

Chill coma recovery of Ceratitis capitata adults across the Northern Hemisphere

Authors: Cleopatra A. Moraiti, Eleni Verykouki & Nikos T. Papadopoulos In this study, the FF-IPM team used chill coma recovery time as a chill tolerance metric […]
May 15, 2023

Early and off-season biological control of medfly with entomopathogenic nematodes: From laboratory experiments to successful field trials

Authors: Apostolos Kapranas, Anna Chronopoulou, Arne Peters, Spyros Antonatos, Ioanna Lytra, Panagiotis Milonas, Dimitrios Papachristos In this study, the FF-IPM team explored the efficacy of commercially […]
May 15, 2023

Evaluation of Trap Devices for Mass Trapping of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) Populations

Authors: Marco Colacci, Pasquale Trematerra and Andrea Sciarretta In this study, the FF-IPM team explored the effectiveness of commercially available trapping devices for the management of […]
April 26, 2023

Magnet-Med attract-and-kill trap establishment in pilot sites in Greece (UTH)

348 Magnet-Med attract-and-kill MedFly traps (deltamethrin 0.03%, Hellafarm Greece, Suterra Europe Biocontrol S.L.) were established in the different cultivars of the Pilot sites in Greece, starting […]
April 17, 2023

“FF-IPM” at Innovent Forum 2023

The project was presented at the Two-Day Hybrid Science & Technology Exhibition, held live at the JOIST Innovation Park (February 10-11) and online (February 12). The […]
April 17, 2023

Invited presentation to the African Workshop on Area-wide IPM

Nikos Papadopoulos was invited to present the FF-IPM Project in “Aligning fruit fly IPM to African settings; A workshop on linking research efforts for sustainable area-wide […]
April 17, 2023


The Department of Agriculture Plant Production and Rural Environment of the University of Thessaly participated in the 13th Panhellenic Exhibition for Agriculture & Livestock AgroThessaly. The exhibition […]
March 4, 2023

FF-IPM at the 8th Panhellenic Plant Protection Meeting

From Tuesday 21/2/2023 to Friday 24/2/2023 the 8th Panhellenic Plant Protection Meeting took place, in Larissa, Greece organized by the Region of Thessaly in collaboration with […]