The Final Conference of the NUTRIMAN project on biofertilisers took place online, on 16 September 2021.
July 2021. AREFLH replied to the public consultation on review of the EU marketing standards for agricultural products.
Simona Caselli, President of AREFLH, won the Oscar dell'Ortofrutta Italiana 2021 (F&V sector award) on 16 July 2021, at an event organised in the province of Bari by the newspaper Il Corriere Ortofrutticolo.
The President of the AREFLH participated in a round table on the theme "Reshaping agri-food systems to build back better", organised in the framework of the G20 and Think 20.
AREFLH and NUTRIMAN invite you to participate to a short survey on biofertilizers.
Learn about the genome-enable insights on the 17.000-genes Thysanopotera and IPM fact control
Trips are tiny and tricky to ID making them one of the most difficult insects to control. They are small insects that have four featherlike wings, each consisting of a thick supporting strut with fine hairs on the front and hind edges.
Thrips inflict millions of dollars’ worth of losses annually. They can reduce yield and/or the aesthetic or economic value of plants by causing feeding and egg-laying injury. They also transmit plant-damaging viruses to their hosts.
Species that feed on ornamentals include western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis; greenhouse thrips, Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis; and chilli thrips, Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood.
Researchers from across the globe have sequenced and analyzed the western flower thrips genome
Scientists now have a complete genetic blueprint of the western flower thrips to help them better understand the pest and to find ways to control it. In this subject, a peer-reviewed scientific paper about the discovery was published in BMC Biology in October 2020.
The genome could speed the development of solutions by helping researchers pinpoint molecular-level targets among the insect’s nearly 17.000 genes.
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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No. 862563.