mayo 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 […]
abril 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 […]
abril 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 […]
abril 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 […]
abril 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 […]
marzo 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 […]
enero 24, 2023

11th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance (ISFFEI), Sydney

FF-IPM consortium representatives had the honour to participate to the 11th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance (ISFFEI, 13-18/11/2022) in Sydney, Australia, Macquarie University. […]
enero 24, 2023

New scientific publication in the Journal of Advanced Research

Genomes of the cosmopolitan fruit pest Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) reveal its global invasion history and thermal adaptation.
enero 23, 2023

Larval nutritional-stress and tolerance to extreme temperatures in the peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata (Diptera: Tephritidae)

In the present study, we address the gap by investigating the effects of larval nutrition on heat and cold tolerance of adult Bactrocera zonata – an invasive, polyphagous […]