PEI-AGRI

Almond Management Innovations : Approaches for an innovative organic almond farming

Obiettivi
Objectives

Implementation of innovative solution for Organic almond production in Apulia aiming at reducing
the productive inputs while improving productivity, quality and profitability.
To make the first transformation phase more efficient by applying emerging technologies already
applied in other sectors of food processing.
To enhance the production of regional almonds through the characterization and development of new
products.

Activities

1 Development of innovative protocols for the rational management of irrigation based on monitoring
the pedo-climate and the real functional state of the crop
2 Transfer of innovative agronomic practices for "carbon and water friendly" soil management, based
on natural grassing and mulching and on the use of husk as mulch on the row.
3 Application of innovative low-impact methodologies that can be used in a biological regime for the
management of phytosanitary adversities.
4 Transfer of innovative protocols for the sanitization of the zero residue product, based on the use of
micro-waves
5 transfer of technological protocols for the creation of new almond-based products.

Partenariato
Leader Confederazione Italiana Agricoltori Puglia

Via S. Matarrese n. 4
70121 Bari BA
Italy

puglia@cia.it
Ruolo
Partner
Name
CREA - AA Agricoltura e Ambiente (Sede di Bari)
Action manager
@email
Partner CNR-Istituto di Scienze delle Produzioni Alimentari (ISPA)

Via Amendola 122/O
70126 Bari BA
Italy

segreteria@ispa.cnr.it
Ruolo
Partner
Name
MARTUCCI MARIA GIOVANNA
Action manager
Maria Giovanni Martucci
@email
Ruolo
Partner
Name
OLEIFICIO COOP. CONTADO
Action manager
@email
Partner S.C.S. Equal Time

P.zza Mons. Aurelio Marena, 34
70032 Bitonto BA
Italy

equaltime@tiscali.it
Ruolo
Partner
Name
Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro - Dipartimento di Scienze del Suolo, della Pianta e degli Alimenti – DISSPA
Action manager
Carmine Summo
@email
Ruolo
Partner
Name
Università degli Studi di Bari - Dipartimento di Scienze Agro-Ambientali e Territoriali (DISAAT)
Action manager
Antonia Tamborrino
@email
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