Temuco, September 11, 2020.- Pedro Bustos, National Director of the Institute for Agricultural Research (INIA) and Álvaro Eyzaguirre, Executive Director of the Foundation for Agrarian Innovation (FIA), visited the INIA Carillanca Regional Center. On the occasion, they toured the almond orchards that are part of an economic technical validation program for the establishment of high-density almond varieties in the region, specifically in the Vilcún commune, thus becoming the largest productive orchard in the south of Chile, an initiative that is led by the Agronomist Carlos Fuentes. This project will make it possible to make available to producers a technical-economic validation model of promising fruit species, developed on a commercial scale and whose results can be disseminated and transferred, in order to promote new alternatives to the productive matrix of La Araucanía. “Due to a series of climatic changes that Chile faces, mainly in the factors of temperature and water ...
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