December 4, 2019
Zeugodacus cucurbitae

“Fruit Fly” or “Vegetable Fly”?

November 15, 2019

2020 – International Year of Plant Health

Ιn December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). The year is a once in a lifetime […]
October 20, 2019

Off-season biocontrol of medlfy

    Dr Apostolos Kapranas (Benaki Phytopathological Institute), presented a paper “Off-season, biological control of Medfly Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) with entomopathogenic nematodes” during the 18th […]
October 14, 2019

Fruit and vegetables growers

EU fruit and vegetable growers are a diverse group of farmers. Their products range from exotic tropical fruits to all varieties of cabbage. They also use […]
October 5, 2019

New EU rules on fertilisers

As part of its move towards a more circular economy (one of whose core principles is the reuse of raw materials currently disposed of as waste), […]
October 1, 2019

FF-IPM International Workshop

  The FF-IPM Kick-off Meeting opened with an International Workshop in Portaria, Volos, Greece.  The day-long event, titled “A stakeholders perspective on the fruit fly problem” […]
September 29, 2019
Kickoff Group Photo

FF-IPM Project Kick-Off

  The FF-IPM Kick-off Meeting: Three days of planning, explaining and clarifying. Plus a field trip for the brave who stayed the extra day! 21 project […]