Cultivation and processing

The main working aspects, related to cultivation and processing of MAPs, are: Yield evaluation of commercial varieties from different species found in the market, and contrast with plant material from wild populations. Agronomic trials of MAP species under different growing conditions and study of their impact on the quality of the final product (essential oil … Read more

Wild harvesting

The study of the sustainable use of wild medicinal and aromatic plants is focused on the following topics: Study the current situation of the exploitation of wild medicinal and aromatic plants in Catalonia. Prospecting, location and chemical characterization of wild populations of aromatic and medicinal species, in and out Catalonia territory. Optimization of the traditional … Read more

Trade and market

The study of marketing and market medicinal and aromatic plants is focused on the following topics: Elaboration of databases of companies and organizations from all the MAPs consuming sectors: pharmacy, food, veterinary, cosmetics, etc.. Market research of specific species, evaluating its consumption, contrasting their current trade presence and their future potential. Evaluation of the commercial … Read more