Correspondent Profile

National Correspondent Name: Margarita Perea Dallos Ph.D.
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Country:Colombia
Organisation:National University of Colombia
Number of Members:12
IAPB related activities if any that you organise within your country/region e.g local meetings:CONGRESO FRUTAR – Formosa – Argentina, October 5 – 8, 2017 NAIFRUIT MEETING – Medellín, Bogotá – Colombia November 15 – 18, 2017 ACORBAT MEETING – Miami – USA, May 1 – 4, 2017
Conferences/events/meetings that you plan on attending this year or early next year:Applied Biotechnology for the Production and Breeding Plants – National Course June 18 – 23, 2018, Bogotá D.C. – National University.
A short piece about the plant science sector/industry in your country Because the Colombian country is one of the tropical regions where the crops production becomes during all time, then, is very important for our university to direct the agricultural research in order to have better cultivars as Banana, Avocado, Ananas, Papaya and Soursop. The main topics for these purposes are the plant biotechnology, thought tissue culture in order to obtain healthy plants. A good students group are involved in this programme.