Monitoring of Olive Fly (Bractocera olea ) with Innovative Methods in Olive Groves in Xara Commune in the South of Albania
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- Olive Fly, Monitoring, Weather Station, Pheromones, Innovative
- Bacaj, Mendim; Isufi, Enver
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- In the framework of cross-border projects between Albania and Greece is developed a project for monitoring of olive fly (Bractocera olea) with new monitoring tools. The goal of study was to find the right time for control of olive fly (B.olea) in order to produce the olive fruits and olive oil with minimal chemical residues. The second objective is reduction or avoidance of chemical residues in environment too. Olive production in Albania, as in all Mediterranean countries is an important economic activity. For monitoring is used McPhail trap and Pheromone of Dacus stick. Monitoring of weather data were collected from electronic weather station installed from the project budget. The data taken from this study had facilitate the producer work to take the right decisions for olive fly control with plant protection products. The messages distributed to the producers by SMS, website have been the communication channels with farmers.
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