This project has received funding from the Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No: 886662

“Pheromones are the next generation of insect control because they work harmoniously with nature, without the environmental disturbance and pest resistance associated with traditional insecticides. “Bringing these pheromone innovations to row crops is overdue, and the PHERA grant will expedite these needed and sustainable technologies.”
Jean Pierre Princen
President, ISCA Europe

How do pheromones as a safe replacement for insecticides actually work? 


Nowadays everybody is aware of the toxic effects of the conventional insecticides that are used to protect our plants from pest insects. But are there safer alternative ways to protect the plants from pest insects? The answer is “Yes”. 

Want to learn how? Watch the short informative video below, funded by another EU project, Olefine.