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Powdery mildew, downy mildew and Botrytis diseases forecasting to increase vine cultivation sustainability

VITICAST innovation project

Lucia Lloret, Fundación Empresa-Universidad Gallega (FEUGA) - Débora Franco & David Rey, Monet Tecnología e Innovación S.L., Rosa Pérez, Estación Fitopatolóxica Areeiro - Carlos Alberte, Viña Costeira S.C.G. - Francisco Javier Rodríguez Rajo, Universidad de Vigo, Vicente Abete, Bodega Hacienda Monasterio S.L.- Victor Vendrell & Sonia Villanueva, Bodega Matarromera S.L.

VITICAST is a Spanish supra-autonomous Operational Group whose aim is to develop innovative solutions for the prediction of fungal diseases in grapevine to optimize the production and the sustainable development of the vine cultivation in the most important bioclimatic regions in the Spanish northwest.

To carry out this initiative, VITICAST is comprised by a multidisciplinary group including: Monet Tecnología e Innovación S.L. Bodega Matarromera S.L., Viña Costeira S.C.G., Bodega Hacienda Monasterio S.L., the Estación Fitopatolóxica Areeiro (Deputación de Pontevedra), the Galician University-Enterprise Foundation (FEUGA) and the University of Vigo.

By developing a tool which combines meteorological data measured at the vineyard level, the phenological stage of the vine and the concentration of spores and inoculum necessary for the infection to occur, VITICAST will forecast possible fungal infections, reducing the application of antifungal treatments. Therefore, it will contribute to produce a higher quality wine and a more sustainable production by minimizing the impact on the environment related to the application of phytosanitary products through the innovation.

Models for each fungal disease have already been developed to identify the propitious moments of infection based on meteorological conditions and the risk of infection based on the presence of spores.

VITICAST receives a total grant of 599,957.11 eur, 80% co-funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) of the European Union and 20%
by the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.

For further information: llloret@feuga.es, www.viticast.es

Poster presented at Enoforum Italia (May 18-20, 2021)

 

Published on 04/17/2021
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