Lab bioassays on insecticidal action of various entomopathogenic fungi against a plethora of crop pests.
Methods for mass production of conidia
Methods of conidia formulation in order to improve their efficiency
Molecular analysis of entomopthogenic fungi species
Field tests in order to evaluate the effectiveness of EPF under real conditions.
DESCRIPTION OF YOUR ORGANISATION:
Public Technological Institute for Educational and Research purposes. Among others, all aspects of agriculture are being investigated. The lab of Crop Protection of the Department of Agricultural Texhnology focuses on non-chemical control methods against insect pests of various crops and stored products.
The Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area will devise new R&I approaches to improve water availability and sustainable agriculture production in a region heavily distressed by climate change, urbanisation and population growth
The PRIMA programme is an Art.185 initiative supported and funded under Horizon 2020, the European Union’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.