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Panama prepares for two key scientific events on rice production

Rice
Panama
Innovation & Technology
Published Feb 24, 2024

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Panama will host the XIV International Rice Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean, and the IX International Conference on Pyricularia in Rice and Wheat from 10 to 14 March. The conferences aim to boost rice production in the region through research and technology advancements. Participants, including producers, technicians, and researchers, will discuss rice cultivation and strategies to combat the pyricularia fungus, a disease that impacts rice yields. The events are expected to enhance the productivity and sustainability of Panama's rice sector through strategic alliances and knowledge exchange.
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Panama is preparing to host two events of great scientific and technological relevance: the XIV International Rice Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean, and the IX International Conference on Pyricularia in Rice and Wheat, which will take place from 10 to 14 March. These meetings aim to boost rice production in the region, promoting important advances in research and technology applied to this fundamental crop. Both events will bring together prominent producers, technicians and researchers from all over Latin America and the Caribbean. During these meetings, experiences will be shared and the latest research related to rice cultivation will be discussed, as well as strategies to address the damage caused by the pyricularia fungus. Eduardo Graterol, executive director of the Agronomy Program of the Latin American Fund for Irrigated Rice (FLAR), highlights the importance of these conferences as an invaluable opportunity to face the challenges posed by pyricularia, a ...
Source: AgroPeru
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