Núria Rius Vilalta

Núria Rius Vilalta

Technical advisor, plant protection association (ADV) Bordeta Fruits SCCL

Núria Rius Vilalta

Technical advisor, plant protection association (ADV) Bordeta Fruits SCCL

Technical advisor, plant protection association (ADV) Bordeta Fruits SCCL. Member of the Board of ATALL (Lleida ADV Technical Advisors Association).

Degree in Technical Agricultural Engineering, specialising in livestock farms, from the Higher Polytechnic School of the University of Girona.

Since 2003 she has worked as a technical advisor to fruit growers, particularly for fresh fruit. Ms Rius began at the ADV Agropecuària i Secció de Crèdit Soses before moving to the Agricultural Cooperative Albatàrrec, and currently works for the ADV Bordeta Fruits SCCL.


She has taken part in numerous trials in conjunction with the Lleida Plant Health Service, Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, Food and the Environment, Regional Government of Catalonia, and with commercial firms. Trials include ‘Evaluation of winter population levels of Cacopsylla pyri’ (2007); ‘Assessment of alternatives to control Cacopsylla pyri in large areas in the fruit-growing region of Lleida’ (2008); ‘Persistence of spinetoram in control of Cacopsylla pyri’ (2011), and ‘Comparison of three strategies to control Stenphylium vesicarium on pear farms in Lleida’ (2012). She has also participated in various seminars and technology transfer courses in the sector.