Biological pest control in greenhouse tomato in Denmark
  • Tomato (Lycopersicum esculentum) / DK/ beneficial insects/ whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum), thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis) and two spotted spidermite (Tetranychus urticae)
  • Biological pest and disease control to respect human and environmental health



  • Technical result: Pro active monitoring allows well controlled pest and disease populations
  • Economic result: Residue free specialty tomatoes at higher market price
  • Sustainability (ecological, social and economical) Gains:


    • Reduction in reliance on chemical fertilisers and pesticides
    • Increased biodiversity enabling more resilient greenhouse tomato cropping systems
    • Minimised freshwater consumption


    • Enables worker and consumer health and wellbeing
    • Promotes quality nutritious tomato production
    • Demonstrates good governance for fellow growers


    • Supports farmers’ livelihood and value distribution
    • Improvement of financial viability
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kindly provided by:
Claus Duedal Jacobsen, egreenhouse tomato grower in Bellinge, Denmark
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