June 23, 2015 by Lab in Blog, News

UPRM awarded two Certificate of Recognition to our research!

We were please receiving two (2) Certificate of Recognition for our research last May during the 3rd Research Academy Symposium: “Research and Innovation as Accelerators of New Opportunities in Puerto Rico”, held at Guanajibo Research and Innovation Park, Mayaguez. These Certificates stated – “In recognition for your outstanding dedication and contribution

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May 23, 2015 by Lab in Blog, News

Threat of Cowpea mild mottle virus —what we know and don’t know about this exotic virus

It is available online the APS Webinar on Cowpea mild mottle virus (CpMMV), a member of Carlavirus genus.  The virus has been reported initially in Africa and recently on the new world. The virologist Dr. Judith Brown presented the status of CpMMV and some of the immediately research needs. Cowpeamildmottlevirus.aspx   Some of

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May 20, 2015 by Lab in Blog, News

Coffee 2015 Meeting – AES, Ciales

The Agricultural Experimental Station will held the Coffee Industry Annual Meeting this year in Ciales, at “Museo del Cafe de Ciales”.  The activities are coordinated by Prof. Carlos Flores and is dedicated to discuss the status of the industry, bringing new advances, sharing research advances to farmers  and everyone involved with

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May 16, 2015 by Lab in Blog, News

Defensa de Trabajo Doctoral

El próximo lunes 18 de mayo de 2015, 1:00pm, Ed. Julio Garcia Diaz, UPR-RP, nuestra estudiante doctoral Yobana Andrea Mariño Cárdenas, presentará los resultados de su disertación doctoral la cual se titula: Reproducción, proporción de sexos y comunidades bacterianas de la broca del café, Hypothenemus hampei. La broca es el

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March 14, 2015 by Lab in Blog, News

New Compendium of Coffee Diseases and Pests

Our laboratory took part of the publication of the “Compendium of Coffee Diseases and Pests, written by the foremost plant pathologists and entomologists studying coffee pests today. This new book is an essential tool that will help users involved in coffee crop production to identify and minimize the effects of

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August 21, 2014 by Lesly Colón in Blog, News
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Foro Colegial will broadcast our research program this Friday!

The Programa Foro Colegial will be broadcasting an interview about some of our recent research programs. Dra. Mariam Ludim Rosa Vélez, Directora Oficina de Prensa,  conducted an entreview about some of our new proposals at the Center. http://www.uprm.edu/prensa/forocolegial.php – “22 de agosto de 2014, 5:30pm – El doctor José Verle Rodrígues, director del Centro

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August 21, 2014 by Lesly Colón in Blog, News
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TV program on invasive pest species

The well-known TV program GeoAmbiente reproduced last week a special program on invasive species based on our collaborative and investigative efforts at AES. ‪ GeoAmbiente – Plagas: ejército invencible tras el agro y la flora boricua (1/3) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytOiP4j8GJY ‪GeoAmbiente – Plagas: ejército invencible tras el agro y la flora boricua

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August 21, 2014 by Lesly Colón in Blog, News
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Latino Climate Action Network group in Puerto Rico

We participated of the meeting ELAC-LCAN Advisory Board – Miércoles 13 de Agosto @ 12pm, held at Teatro Bouret, Ed La princesa, Compañia de Turismo, Viejo San Juan. Latino Climate Action Network (aka, Enlace Latino de Accion Climatica) is another sustainability initiative of the community-based organization El Puente. The goal of the

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July 26, 2014 by Lesly Colón in Blog, News
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WORKSHOP ON WHITEFLY TAXONOMY

Check here for the online link to the lectures on Tuesday and Friday  https://plus.google.com/113557947733758170909/posts https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=VWiJoPTOkb0 The Center is organizing the workshop (Jul 28th to Aug 1st), which is part of its mission and considering that Puerto Rico is geopolitically located in a key strategic position and has the potential to

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July 23, 2014 by Lesly Colón in Blog, News
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Estudiante gana beca de la Academia de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales de Colombia

La candidata doctoral Yobana Andrea Mariño, fue ganadora de una de las nueve becas de Asistencia de la Academia de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales de Colombia. La beca fue otorgada para participar en el 41 Congreso de la Sociedad Colombiana de Entomología (SOCOLEN): www.socolen.org.co/congreso.htm. El cual se realizó en la

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