‘Frontier Science for the Ecologically-based Management of Common Vole Plagues: Improving the Agrarian Habitat, Biodiversity and Health (TOPIGEPLA)’

Grants for research teams

Ecology and Conservation Biology


Common vole plagues are a serious agricultural and health problem in Castilla y León, causing damage to crops and the appearance of tularemic epidemics in humans. The identification of alternative techniques for the control of this plague is accordingly crucial for biodiversity conservation and restoration in the region’s agricultural landscape, among the largest in Europe.