Pest-repellent active ingredients from microalgae and cyanobacteria are suitable as ecologically compatible, biologically based plant protection products. For applications in the organic cultivation of cabbage or in organic viticulture, we have developed processes for the production of microalgae with repellent or antifungal activity in cross-departmental cooperation.
Fertiliser pellets for organic farming - EcoBug
No chemically synthesised pesticides or fertilisers may be used in organic farming. Cabbage varieties or rape grown according to organic farming guidelines are therefore quite frequently infested by cabbage flies, a widespread plant pest. This sometimes leads to severe crop losses.
Duration: December 2008 - January 2012