Phased Implementation Plan

Phase 1 - 31/12/2015 with 90.000,00

Objective 1.1 - Elaboration of experimental model based on the study of the level of knowledge in shrubs

Activity 1.1.1 - Study on the current level of knowledge in the culture of blueberry, currant, aronia and goji

Activity 1.1.2 - Establishing alternative and experimental design model

Delivered results in Phase 1: Progress report on documenting and developing of the experimental model

 

Phase 2 - 31/12/2016 with 284.625,00

Objective 2.1 - Experimentation management systems to the fruit trees (goji, aronia, blueberry and currant)

Activity 2.1.1 - Forming canopies at goji, aronia, blueberry and currant and application of different methods of cutting

Activity 2.1.2 - Recording biometric parameters

 

Objective 2.2 - Testing new methods of cultivating blueberries in containers, open field and shelters

Activity 2.2.1 - Behavior evaluation of blueberry plants in different cultivation systems

Activity 2.2.2 - Monitoring blueberry physiological processes in relation to the culture system

 

Objective 2.3 - Improvement works at goji through hybridization

Activity 2.3.1 - Getting hybrid fruits

Activity 2.3.2 - Evaluation of some goji biotypes

 

Objective 2.4 - Testing the compatibility of grafting blueberries and goji plants 

Activity  2.4.1 - Grafting goji and blueberry plants

Activity 2.4.2 - Notes on plant response to grafting

Delivered results in Phase 2: Experimentation Report: 1 ISI Paper + 1 BDI Paper

 

Phase 3 - 30/09/2017 with 175.075,00

Objective 3.1 - Experimentation of control systems to the fruit trees (goji, aronia, blueberry and currant)

Activity 3.1.1 - Forming canopies from goji, aronia, blueberry and currant and application of different methods of cutting

Activity 3.1.2 - Recording biometric parameters

 

Objective 3.2 - Testing new methods of cultivating blueberries in containers, open field and shelters

Activity 3.2.1 - Behavior evaluation of blueberry plants in different cultivation systems

Activity 3.2.2 - Development of an economic blueberry efficiency calculation system based on the culture system

 

Objective 3.3 - Improvement works at goji through hybridization

Activity 3.3.1Evaluation of the goji biotypes

Activity 3.3.2 - Development of a form with descriptors for goji

Activity 3.3.3 - Preparation of the documentation for the application of goji testing / certification
Delivered results in Phase 3: Experimentation Report: 1 ISI Paper + 2 BDI Papers + 1 request for testing / certification for goji + 1 brochure / CD to disseminate results + 1 workshop