IPM guidelines for protected vegetables in Europe

This deliverable is provided to answer general objectives of Protected vegetables cropping system activity:

  • To define the starting situation, in terms of greenhouse technologies, pests and pathogens problems of tomato greenhouse cultivation in Europe (mainly Italy, France and Spain).
  • To find alternative control methodologies based on IPM principles.
  • To compare IPM vs. conventional pest management (CPM) both in terms of pest- pathogens control efficacy and economic sustainability. 


Cropping system: 
The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/ 2007-2013) under the grant agreement n°265865- PURE