Plant and insect dynamics, Vineyards, Integrated plant protection, Plant pathology, Ecology, Pesticide management
The SAVE research department aims to design strategies for sustainable vineyard protection against diseases and pests. The SAVE department combines a series of disciplines including community ecology, plant pathology, epidemiology, entomology, population genetics, genomics and numerical modelling. The SAVE department has established strong collaborations with applied research institutes focussing on vineyard management (IFV). It has excellent and original skills about specific vine diseases such as dead wood arm symptoms. It delivers a series of output ranging from short, medium to long-term management solutions.