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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Introduction of anti-hail screens on apple orchards: evaluation of side effects and economic impact

Project Type
Internac / Pub
Financial Program
PRODER - Medida 4.1
Principal Investigator
Manuel Ângelo Rosa Rodrigues
Start
2014-12-01
End
2017-10-31


Description
The project consists in the introduction of anti-hail screens in apple orchards. The introduction of screens to protect the trees and fruit induces changes in the orchard microclimate whose indirect effects on plants needs to be assessed.

Project Team

Project Partners

  • Gagest - Centro Agrícola de Gestão
  • Mallus, Soc. Agrícola Unipessoal, Lda.
  • UTAD - Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro