Case studies

Plenary meeting and field visit in Balti, Moldova

  During the days 19th to 21st of June we had our first annual meeting of the INNOMED project, organised by Prof. Boris Boincean and Dr. Marin Cebotari from the Selectia Research Institute of Field Crops. The meeting was hosted by the Alecu Russo Balti State University. There is a close collaboration between the two institutions, since Selectia opened the Chair of Agro-ecology in 2003. This allows researchers from Selectia to be involved in the education activities, and at the same…

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Peach orchard field trial, Spain

  A field trial experiment has been started in the framework of INNOMED in the experimental fields of the Aula Dei experimental station (EEAD-CSIC) in Zaragoza, Spain. The purpose of this experiment is to improve our understanding of the effects of deficit irrigation on fruit production and quality parameters. The experiment has been set up in a pre-existing peach tree orchard with trees of the Extreme July variety. Full irrigation up to 100% of the theoretical requirements will be applied…

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Stakeholders meeting in Italy

  An INNOMED stakeholders meeting was organized by the Italian partners (CNR-ISAFOM and POLIMI) on May 17th 2018 at the Bonis catchment case-study, in the Calabria region (southern Italy). The stakeholders meeting was attended by two leading institutions in the region, the Multi-Risk Functional Centre of the Regional Agency for Environment Protection of the Calabria region and the Basin Authority of Calabria. Short summary of workshop activities The activities have been divided in three steps. First there was a plenary…

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Field visit to Herdade do Esporão in Alentejo

Right after the mid-term plenary meeting in Lisbon in November 2017, on Thursday 9 we went on a field visit to the study area in the Alentejo region. This includes the reservoirs and irrigation areas of the Esporão, Vigia and Monte Novo reservoirs, near the beautiful city of Évora. The visit was organised and guided by our hosts in Portugal and INNOMED team members, Paulo Diogo and Pedro Beça. The visit to the Herdade do Esporao in Reguengos de Monsaraz was…

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