I International Symposium on Plant Propagation, Nursey Organization and Management for the Production of Certified Fruit Trees
octubre 4 - octubre 6
The tree crop nursery sector is going to face big challenges in the near future to meet an increasingly high demand for certified plants, from the genetic and health point of view, suited to very different environmental and growth conditions. To address this high international demand for plant material at sustainable costs, the nursery industry will need new infrastructures and equipment to support more precise management practices. Plant production systems need to be flexible and reliable; lines of plant material should be grown on artificial substrates, since they are low cost and do not harm the environment but should be also able to sustain plant growth in the nursery, improve plant tolerance to long distance transportation, decrease post planting stress in the field, ensure food security and environmental and social sustainability.