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X International Congress of Citrus Nurseries
February 14 - 19
From February 14 to 19 Mazatlan Sinaloa will host the X International Congress of Citrus Nurseries in which the presence of 500 congressmen are expected and where a broad academic, scientific and research program that will be offered include speakers from international stature.
The President of the International Association of Citrus Nurseries, Dr. Gary Eyles, revealed that our country is globally the 4th place in the production of citrus and has taken an important step in certification, achieving certification for NOM citrus, new systems of production plants and so far 61 certified nurseries in all 23 citrus-producing states in Mexico.
In addition, Dr. Eyles said during the International Congress of Citrus Nurseries relevant topics will touch as Asian disease HLB affecting citrus in many countries, will talk on the genetic improvement, production and mechanization of nurseries, the operation of a business center, exhibition products and services related to the field of citrus growers in the country and will contemplate an important tourism program which highlight the attractions from headquarters.
Up to the moment have confirmed the participation of delegations from Spain, China, Colombia, United States and Mexico and the Congress is organized by the Federal, State and Municipal Government, Academic (such as UAS), Scientific and Production Institutions.