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Project

Alternative control methods for chemical soil disinfection

On sandy soils plays the problems of HERINPLANTZIEKTE, without soil fumigation replanting of trees seems not profitable.

The aim of this project is to test and evaluate alternative biological control methods for chemical soil disinfection, so that the heavy polluting chemical soil fumigation is no longer needed.

The conclusion of this project is that a number of alternative methods seem to have as good results as chemical soil disinfestation. The common fruit growers have interest in these alternative methods.

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