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Interests and limits


Factors studied

Positive effects


Negative effects

Work organization



- Additional working time to be expected before and after the event.


- Resumption of production possible more quickly after the event compared to an absence of preventive actions.


- Better natural defense of plants after disturbing conditions.

Product qualities

- Better visual aspect of the products if they have been protected from the physical attacks of the wind, the rain and the bioaggressors.


- Fewer phytosanitary products used thanks to prophylactic measures.


- Sometimes the opposite if the treatments are essential for crop resumption.

Energy consumption



- Additional fuel consumption if mechanized.

Last change : 07/07/22