Cultivation projects 2011-2020

LEGEND: R research T transfer PT student project 2009-2012. Breeding according to agronomic behaviour and principle actives richness of wild Spanish populations of the species Lavandula latifolia, Rosmarinus officinalis, Salvia lavandulifolia y Thymus mastichina previously chemically characterized. Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnologia Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), Ministerio de Ciencia i Innovación. R (essay). Species: … Read more

Operational Group – PAMinCAT

2019-2022 – New scenarios of Aromatic and medicinal industrial production in the traditional agricultural systems of Catalonia The project aims to analyze the behavior of different commercial varieties of a set of species of medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs) that could be grown on a commercial scale in different agricultural settings in Catalonia. The species … Read more

Catalog on plant material of aromatic-medicinal species with industrial value

Online catalog of commercial varieties of aromatic and medicinal plants ( The Group of medicinal and aromatic plants of the Forest Science and Technology  Center of Catalonia (CTFC) has created a directory that includes mainly oriented varieties to the industrial (not ornamental) production of 196 MAP species, which come from nine commercial seed houses and … Read more

Focus Group EIP-AGRI on diversification opportunities of medicinal plants

The European Agricultural Innovation Association (EIP-AGRI) works to promote competitive and sustainable agriculture and forestry in order to “achieve more and better with less”. EIP-AGRI Focus groups are temporary groups of selected experts who share a specific topic, share knowledge and experience. Each group explores practical and innovative solutions to problems or opportunities in the … Read more


TRAINING TO PROVIDE NEW OCCUPATIONS IN THE FOREST AND RURAL SECTOR – FoRuO (2019-2022) The general objective of the FoRuO project was to promote the development of continuous training systems and skills in the cross-border territory in order to improve access to employment in relation to new productions in the forestry and rural sectors, specifically … Read more

Directory of medicinal and aromatic plants producers in Catalonia

The first directory of producers of medicinal and aromatic plants in Catalonia has been created in 2020. According to the Catalan Forestry Observatory, a total of 454 ha of medicinal and aromatic plants were cultivated in 2019, mainly of parsley as a fresh herb and of various herbaceous aromatic species, basically destined for obtaining dry herb. … Read more

New database of medicinal and aromatic plants’ machinery

The Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Group of the CTFC Bioeconomics and Governance Program has developed a database of suppliers of machinery and equipment, with detailed information on the models most suitable for the processing of PAMs. The database can be consulted through the Catalan Forest Observatory (OFC) and can be accessed through: The space … Read more

Horizon H2020 project – INCREDIBLE

2018-2021. Innovation Networks for Cork, Resins & Edibles (INCREDIBLE). Aromatic and Medicinal Plants iNet. Participation in the network for the analysis of production processes and marketing of products based on MAPs and essential oils. Attendance at the Aromatic and Medicinals Plants iNet Scoping Seminar in Tunisia from 27-28 June 2018. Organization of the Aromatic & … Read more

Monitoring of the agroforesty system with lemon balm

2018-2020. Agroforestry systems in Catalonia: Innovation of productive schemes for the diversification of rents – Pilot experience in Sagàs. DAAM-Generalitat de Catalunya. Once the cultivation cycle with sage (Salvia officinalis L.) without irrigation has been completed in dry season, a new test with melissa (Melissa officinalis L.) with irrigation has been started, as a agroforestry … Read more

Study of Agroforestry systems with MAPs

2011-2017.Agroforestry systems in Catalonia Innovation productive schemes for diversification of income – Pilot trial in Lluçà and Sagà. Funded by DAAM-Gouverment of Catalonia. Essay in Sagàs (with the collaboration of Armengol SCP) for obtaining  data on farming production of combined crops: wood (Juglans x hybrida) and energy species (Platanus hispanica) with pastures and herbs (Salvia … Read more