Online seminar "Connecting and innovating the organic fruit production" (IT)


The EU project Biofruitnet is hosting a seminar on 3 December from 10.00 am to 12.20 pm (CET) on the online platform Zoom on innovative solutions for organic fruit production. The event is organised by Ángela Morell Pérez and Évelyne Alcázar Marín from the Spanish Biofruitnet partner Ecovalia.


9.50 am to 10 am: Welcome

10 am to 10.15 am: BIOFRUITNET: Project concept (Marco Schlüter, International Development Manager, Naturland)

10.15 am to 10.35 am: Organic Fruit growing networks in Europe: Strength and Issues (Eligio Malusa, Associate Professor, Research Institute Ogrodnictwa)

10.35 am to 10.45 am: Break

Examples of innovative solutions applied in organic fruits crops

10.45 am to 11.15 am: Sooty mold a challenge for organic apple growers and how can they manage it (Markus Keldere, Head of research Area Fruit Growing, Group leader Organic Farming, LAIMBURG Research Center)

11.15 am to 11.45 am: Emerging pests in citrus and organic solutions (Vincenzo Verrastro, Verrastro, Scientific Administrator, CIHEAM-IAMB)

11.45 am to 12.15 pm: Different approaches to regulate the black cherry aphid (Myzus cerasi) in organic table cherry production (Michael Friedli, Group leader fruit and berry cultivation technique, Department of Crop Sciences at the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)

12.15 pm to 12.20 pm: Closing (Marco Schlüter)

 Here the LINK to connect to the online seminar

Source: Organic Farm Knowledge