Research and testing
for plant health
WHAT WE DO
Efficacy tests for the national and European registration of plant protection products
Demonstration efficacy tests (DEMO)
Selectivity tests on beneficial organisms (side-effects)
Post-harvest tests (post-harvest)
The Test Facility is a department of AGREA where the research needed for the registration (National or European) of phytosanitary products (chemical or natural) is carried out. This department currently represents the largest experimental activity of the company.
We operate under the GEP certification*
* Good Experimental Practice, introduced by the European Plant Protection Organization (EPPO), guideline PP 1/181 (3) and certified by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry.
What we work on
Breeding of target insects (aphids, mites, whiteflies, thrips, bugs, flies, etc.) and the possibility of obtaining inocula of pathogens (Plasmopara, Phytophthora, Fusarium, Sclerotinia, Pythium, Rhizoctonia, etc.) in order to obtain an infestation or infection to desired levels.
Insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, nematicides, acaricides, biostimulants, etc.
Our experimental activity is carried out:
SEMI-FIELD AND LABORATORY
We have suitable facilities to work under controlled conditions:
We provide consulting and technical advising for companies producing plant protection products and services and control strategies against pests and diseases in cooperation with farmers associations in viticulture and fruit growing, as well as in the urban and ornamental crops, civil and industrial entomology.
Some of our customers and historical areas of work are:
Some of our recent clients are:
Training and outreach
AGREA has a strong calling for scientific disclosure and professional training.
The last 25 years of innovation in crop protection have been directly experienced by the AGREA team and for this reason we can transfer knowledge in the most direct and simple way the complex concepts that are at the basis of modern integrated pest management (IPM), using communicative attitudes that have been refined and strengthened over time.
Alcuni nostri partners:
The AGREA team has specialists in urban and stored-products entomology, providing all the necessary advice and assistance.
Hanno lavorato con noi: