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Vigil’Encre: a citizen science project dedicated to the chestnut ink disease

The mobile app Vigil’Encre enables citizens to detect the chestnut ink disease (CID) – the most damaging disease for chestnut trees. Vigil’Encre applies a new approach to advance ecology, education and conservation, as it allows the public to participate in the tree health preservation.
Its broad functionality lets citizen scientists to diagnose the disease, characterize pathogens, describe their biology and in this way to actively take part in the sustainable crop protection.

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