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Mites are "a perfect ally" in controlling pests of thrips in citrus crops

I+D / I+D

IAM-UPV - A study coordinated by researchers from the Institute of Mediterranean Agroforestry, Polytechnic University of Valencia, in collaboration with the University of Navarra and the Belgian company Biobest Belgium NV has found that soil predatory mites are a perfect partner to cope with the plague of thrips in citrus caused by Pezothrips kellyanus, a tiny insect that affects the skin of the fruit.

The Valencian rabbit sector denounces a "boycott" by some commercial distribution chains

Agriculture / News on Livestock

Varias Organizaciones - Through this joint statement, the rabbit breeders of the Valencian Community in Spain, grouped in AVA, UPA, LA UNIÓ and FECUVA, request the immediate intervention by the Departments of Agriculture and of Trade to curb on an urgent basis to which they describe as "aggressive business practices that are carrying the sector to the brink of collapse"