The use of sex pheromone traps for Bactrocera oleae (Rossi) and Pray oleae (Bernard) monitoring by Portugal’s Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (IPB)

The Directive 2009/128/EC, which aims to achieve a sustainable use of pesticides in the EU, underlines the need to develop and implement effective strategies of crop protection to contribute to…

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From the Field – Experimental design of trials for grape berry moth on slope vineyards in the Douro Wine Region

The moth Lobesia botrana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) is the major pest of grapes (Vitis vinifera L.) in southern Europe, including in Portugal, specifically in Douro Wine Region (DWR). Effective control…

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