Regula pe care trebuie să o respecte anul acesta toți fermierii, crescătorii de animale care dețin sau au pășuni închiriate. Condiția este obligatorie pentru cei care vor să obțină subvenția APIA pe hectarul de pășune. GAEC 10: Interdicția de a incendia vegetația pajiștilor permanente. Modificări făcute în Planul Național Strategic 2023-2027: “Standardul GAEC 10 continuă aplicarea cerințelor GAEC 6 – Menţinerea nivelului […]
Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) an emerging pest damaging protected crops of chilli pepper (Solanaceae). The Mediterranean fruit fly has long been associated with fruit production in coastal regions with a temperate climate. Though, rising temperatures especially in autumn and spring, affect the fly’s spread attacking other host plants.
According to the list published by the European Commission in October 2019, Xylella fastidiosa, the Japanesebeetle and the Asian long-horned beetle, are quarantine pests that have been identified as top priorities for EU Member States based on the severity of the economic, social and environmental problems they can cause. For each of the listed pests, EU Member States will be […]
A research by Daniel P. Bebber, Mark A. T. Ramotowski and Sarah J. Gurr, demonstrates an average poleward shift of 2.7±0.8 km yr−1 since 1960, in observations of hundreds of pests and pathogens, but with significant variation in trends among taxonomic groups. Observational bias, where developed countries at high latitudes detect pests earlier than developing countries at low latitudes, would result in […]
The Dactylopius opuntiae (Hemiptera: Dactylopiidae), is spreading rapidly in many countries, especially in the Mediterranean basin, where it has become a serious pest of prickly pear crops, Opuntia ficus‐indica (L.) Miller (Cactaceae). The cochineal was originally used as a biological agent to control cactaceous weeds in many countries where Opuntiaceae had been introduced. Currently, in some countries where the prickly […]
Quince moth Euzophera bigella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and the olive leaf gall midge Dasineura oleae (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae),are two of the newly recorded pests in the Mediterranean basin. E. bigella was found infesting olive trees in 2011 in northern Greece. Infestation induced cracking and swelling symptoms on the bark of limbs and the periderm of trunks, accompanied by extensive internal bark necrosis, […]
Climate change introduces uncertainty, but proactive measures can safeguard plant health. This final post compiles the key themes discussed throughout the series, urging readers to champion effective information flow, research, and collaboration to ensure a resilient agricultural future.
Plant health impacts the quality and safety of the food we eat. Consumers play a role in demanding sustainable practices. This article discusses how informed consumer choices can influence agricultural practices and foster a healthier food system.
As climate change alters pest behavior and distribution, pest management strategies must evolve. This post examines how the adaptation of pest control methods relies on accurate information flow and the collaboration of agricultural experts.
Pollinators are essential for crop production, but they face challenges due to climate change. This article delves into the intricate relationship between pollinators, plant health, and how hindered information flow can impact the conservation of these vital creatures.