Fertigation and rational irrigation in horticulture
EAFRDRinova project

FIGARO is a project implemented under the Regional Rural Development Programme 2014-2020.

Type of operation 16.1.01

Operational groups of the European Partnership for Innovation: ‘Agricultural productivity and sustainability of agriculture”.

Regional Council Resolution No. 754 of 2022

Focus Area: 16.1.01 4B
Improved water management, including fertiliser and pesticide management

Starting date: 01/01/2023

Overall cost: 249.988,75 €

Contribution: 228.477,13 €

Application n. 5515422

Lead partner: CONSORZIO AGRIBOLOGNA Soc. Coop. Agr.


The overall objective of the Plan is to develop and promote the adoption by farms of rational irrigation and fertigation practices for horticultural and fruit species based on the use of decision support systems (DSS) and advanced proximal sensors, in open field and protected crops.

Thus enabling a reduction in pollutant releases and better adaptation of agricultural cropping systems to climate change as well as integrating the control of telluric adversities with low-impact formulations.

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