On April 29 and 30 and May 1, 2020, in Miami, Florida, the XXIII Acorbat International Congress will be held. This is one of the most important banana events for the sector at the international level. The scientific congress will discuss current issues for the global banana sector. The meeting will bring together representatives from across the world, including widely recognised experts, who will share the most recent research findings and present the latest trends in the international banana world.
This time, the event organiser is the country of Colombia through the Association of Agricultural Engineers of Urabá – INAGRU. The congress will focus on the following topics:
FITOPROTECTION: Management of pests, diseases and weeds.
GENETIC RESOURCES, SEED QUALITY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY: Genetic improvement, seed propagation and biotechnological applications.
PHYSIOLOGY AND SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT: Physiological variables and productivity, management of soil and water resources, adaptation to climate variability and ecosystems.
INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY: Innovative technologies, crop agronomy, predictive models and information analysis.
AGROINDUSTRIA AND MARKETS: Postharvest, transformation of and potential markets.