IPM Vegetables Field Day – Santa Isabel, PR

June 24, 2014 − by Lesly Colón − in Blog, News − Comments Off on IPM Vegetables Field Day – Santa Isabel, PR

During the last May 12th we took part and were please to collaborate with Agricultural Extension Service at Syngenta farm facility in Santa Isabel in Vegetable Field Day. Profs. Wanda Almodovar and Ada Alvarado, UPR extension specialists, were the organizers of the activity.  Southern part of Puerto Rico is the main vegetable growing are on the island. Over a hundred farmers, agronomist, extension agents and industry personnel attended and discussed several pest and diseases threatening the vegetable industry.  In addition, new pest management alternatives and preventive practices were discussed.  We presented an up-to-date on virus diseases and new invasive species issues threatening vegetable crops

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