Booklet 2015 - Results and lessons learnt from PURE – Protected crops – Tomato

The general objectives of Protected crops cropping system activity are:

·      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. 

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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