Innovative approaches to integrated pest management in vineyards


Organic vineyards require careful monitoring to keep them free of pests and diseases. This project aims to identify the main pest and disease poblems encountered is such vineyards and to devlop innovative ways in which to prevent crop losses.


We aim to survey organic and conventional vineyards to identify the most commonly found pests and diseases.  naturally occuing predators and parasitoids will be identified and mthods to increas their abundance sought.