Phytosanitary warnings

Calendar of treatments for comprehensive control of pests and diseases in the metropolitan parks

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The guidelines for proper management of pests in the metropolitan parks are, in order of priority: to maintain plants that are most resistant to pests or diseases, to minimise preventive treatment and undertake curative treatments if necessary, to introduce biological controls and to incorporate endotherapy.
All planned actions:
July 2021

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Actuació anul·lada

Sant Adrià del Besòs
Palmera Canària Acetamiprid 20% 19/07/2021 Insecticida Ruixat de l'ull
Can Lluc
Santa Coloma de Cervelló
Cirerer Oxiclorur de coure 50% 15/07/2021 Fungicida Polvorització
Can Solei - Ca l'Arnús
Vinya Òxid cuprós 75% 20/07/2021 Fungicida Polvorització
Vinya Sofre 80% 20/07/2021 Fungicida Polvorització
Can Vidalet
Esplugues de Llobregat
Alzina Abamectina 1,8% 15-16/07/21 Insecticida Endoteràpia
Can Zam
Santa Coloma de Gramenet
Palmera Datilera Acetamiprid 20% 19/07/2021 Insecticida Ruixat de l'ull
Esplugues de Llobregat
Oms Acetamiprid 20% 13/07/2021 Insecticida Endoteràpia
Vinya Oxiclorur de coure 50% 09/07/2021 Fungicida Polvorització
Vinya Sofre 80% 09/07/2021 Fungicida Polvorització
Jardí AMB
Agapants Sofre 80% 19/07/2021 Insecticida Polvorització
Jardí Botànic
Rosers Òxid cuprós 75% 12/07/2021 Fungicida Polvorització
Rosers Sofre 80% 12/07/2021 Fungicida Polvorització
Rosers Esfenvalerato 5% 12/07/2021 Insecticida Polvorització
Arbres fruiters Òxid de Fòsfor 13/07/2021 Carència Polvorització
Diferents espècies Esfenvalerato 5% 14/07/2021 Insecticida Polvorització
Xiprer Fosetil-Al 80% 16/07/2021 Fungicida Polvorització
Boix Esfenvalerato 5% 21-22-23/07/21 Insecticida Polvorització
Jardí Botànic Històric
Boix Esfenvalerato 5% 21-22-23/07/21 Insecticida Polvorització
Sant Adrià de Besòs
Palmera Datilera Acetamiprid 20% 19/07/2021 Insecticida Ruixat de l'ull
Molins de Rei
Heures Fosetil-AL 80% 19/07/2021 Fungicida  Polvorització
El Prat de Llobregat
Oms Acetamiprid 20% 20/07/2021 Insecticida Endoteràpia
Oms Acetamiprid 20% 13/07/2021 Insecticida Endoteràpia
Sant Feliu de Llobregat
Rosa sp. Òxid cuprós 75% 12/07/2021 Fungicida Polvorització
Rosa sp. Sofre 80% 12/07/2021 Fungicida Polvorització
Buxus Esfenvalerato 5% 19/07/2021 Insecticida Polvorització
Torrent de la Font
Palmera Datilera Abamectina 1,8% 19/07/2021 Insecticida Endoteràpia
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Basic recommendations for citizens
  • Observe the signs and follow the workers' directions.
  • Do not access the treatment area while the phytosanitary actions are being implemented.
  • In the parks, all children must be under adult supervision.

Special recommendations during phytosanitary treatments
  • Keep children, pregnant women, elderly people and/or people with chronic diseases away from areas under treatment.
  • Keep doors and windows closed in near buildings and vehicles.
  • Avoid hanging up your laundry if the treatment zone is close.
  • Practice urban sport activities (such as running, cycling…) in alternative areas.
Phytosanitary management
One of the aims of the AMB in its maintenance of the network of metropolitan parks is to engage in a sustainable and environmentally friendly management, carrying out initiatives to improve the parks' biodiversity and environmental quality.

To meet this overall objective, the maintenance of the parks must not be an interference or create environmental pollution, and a comprehensive pest and disease control programme has been put in place throughout the entire parks network in recent years. The guidelines for the proper management of pests, in order of priority, are:
  • Careful maintenance work so that the vegetation is vigorous and more resistant to pests and disease.
  • Constant evaluation of the tolerance threshold of the disease and the consequences for users, to minimise preventive treatments and perform curative treatment if necessary.
  • The introduction of biological controls, by releasing insects that prey on the pest or are parasites on it, which help to control it as it develops under natural conditions.
  • Use of localised treatments with endotherapy, a system that means the product can be injected directly into the plant and which prevents emissions of the product and inconvenience to users.
Legal information
AMB places signs indicating treatments according to the stipulations of the current regulations arising from Royal Decree 1311/2012, in accordance with Directive 2009/128/EC of the European Parliament.

The companies that carry out the treatments are registered in the Official Register of Pesticide Enterprises and Services, Decree 149/1997 of the Government of Catalonia (Official Journal of the Government of Catalonia 23/06/97), Order of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPA) of 24 February 1993 (Official State Bulletin 04/03/93) and the Official Register of Producers and Operators (ROPO), Royal Decree 1311/2012 of 14 September, whenever this is possible within the territorial area. Since the publication of Royal Decree 1311/2012, the management of these companies has had to be based on integrated pest control.
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