Sustainable Fruit Production to minimize residues

Chair Name: Zavagli Franziska (Address: 28, route des Nébouts, 24130 Prigonrieux, France)


Focus of Working Group:

Limit residues on fruits is a common key issue for the European fruit production. The EUFRIN Working group “Sustainable fruit production to minimize residues” is a network of researcher dealing with integrated pest management (IPM) practices, low input systems, alternative plant protection (especially cultural, biological, biotechnological, physical and mechanical methods) and storage techniques, to reduce pesticide use.

17 institutes from 15 European countries (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherland, Norway, Poland, Rumania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK) are exchanging their experiences and results on pome fruits, stone fruits, berries and citrus fruits.


Planned activities


Meeting: annual meeting in June (planed in ESTEBURG – Obstbauzentrum Jork – Germany)



Meeting: 4 & 5 June IRTA (Spain)


Outputs: Proposal for EU call. Safe and healthy fruit production & sustainable fruit consumption.



Meeting:  29 & 30 January Versuchstation für Obst und Weinbau (Haidegg near Graz - Austrai)




Other relevant WG documents