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Saturday, February 22, 2020 / Week 08

Programme

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Themes

Rapporteurs

7:00 - 8:00ACCREDITATION AND WELCOME
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8:00 - 9:05Physiological concepts for the production of blueberries: light-shadow, coordination of aerial-radical growth, considerations for handling. Jorge Retamales
Ing. Agr. MS. Ph.D.
Researcher
International Consultant
9:05 - 10:10Management of blueberries with low cold requirements in Florida: Pruning, necessary characteristics in new varieties and use of rootstocks. Jeffrey G. Williamson
Professor and Extension Specialist
Horticultural Sciences Department
IFAS, University of Florida
10:10 - 11:00COFFEE BREAK
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11:00 - 11:20ROUND OF QUESTIONS DAY MORNING
Question Round
11:20 - 12:20Nutritional tools to get quality blueberriesJuan Hirzel
Ing. Agr. MS. Ph.D.
Researcher INIA, Chile
International Consultant
12:20 - 13:00Organic and conventional nutrition in the production of blueberries "deciduous and evergreen". Gerard W. Krewer
Extension University of Georgia
International Consultant
13:00 - 14:20LUNCH
Lunch Box.
14:20 - 14:40ROUND OF QUESTIONS DAY MORNING
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14:40 - 15:20Mechanized harvest of blueberries: is it an option for the fresh fruit market?Kathryn Van Weerdhuizen
Market Manager
Oxbo International Corp
15:20 - 15:50The impact of technology on the blueberry process:
Innovation, quality and efficiency.
Case study (Costa de Huelva)
Bartolomé Fernandez Corner
Managing Director
Coop. Coast of Huelva


Nour Abdrabbo
Commercial manager
UNITEC SpA



15:50 - 16:40Hydroponic production in blueberries: Criteria to consider, monitoring and control of the crop. Part IIMaría del Carmen Salas
Ing. Agr. Ph.D.
Professor Doctorate
Protected Agriculture
University of Almería
16:40 - 17:20COFFEE BREAK
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17:20 - 18:10Production of blueberries under cover: background, considerations and managementRichard M. Bastías
Ing. Agr. Ph.D.
Associate Professor Fruit Production
University of Concepcion, Chile
18:10 - 18:35Growth regulators in blueberries with low cold requirements: GA3, CPPU, DormexGerard W. Krewer
Extension University of Georgia
International Consultant
18:35 - 18:55ROUND OF QUESTIONS DAY AFTERNOON
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18:55 - 19:00CLOSING OF THE DAY

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