Test facility

Bioecopest Test Facility is recognized by the Italian Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies and Tourism to conduct efficacy trials with plant protection products. We operate in accordance with the standards prescribed by the law (legislative decree 194/95), in line with the international protocols EPPO (European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization) and the principles of good experimental practice (GEP).

 

Trial Context

  • Open field
  • Protected crops
  • Forest and urban areas

Studies are carried out in experimental fields and farms.

Trial purposes:

To evaluate:

  • Biological activity of plant protection products (insecticides, fungicides, herbicides) in naturally or artifically infested plants
  • Product phytotoxicity
  • Product persistence on crops after artificial washout
  • Bioactivity of plant growth regulators
  • Efficacy of pheromones applied by mating disruption technology
  • Product activity against other animals¬† noxious to crops
  • Soil residual effects (carry over)

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