Researchers at the Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development, NEIKER-Tecnalia, have confirmed that the use of semi-composted manure in combination with the plastic sealing of the soil is an effective control for Phytophthora capsici, a fungus responsible for a disease that seriously affects greenhouse-grown peppers.
- Author: Mireia Núñez Zofío
- Director: Carlos Garbisu y Santiago Larregla
- Date: 2012
- Download link: TESEO
The research developed in the PhD thesis by the biologist Mireia Núñez-Zofío, evaluates soil bio-disinfectants that not only combat the proliferation of pathogens, but are also environmentally friendly and economically viable.