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RICE YIELD MONITORING TECHNOLOGIES IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE SATREPS* PROJECT

    In the framework of the exchange activities of the “Development and adoption of a low input rice production system through genetic breeding and advanced crop management technologies” project, better known as SATREPS, where the Colombian and Japanese governments are collaborating, Dr. Tadashi Chosa, presented his work on a yield monitoring system used during…

Edward Pulver: Searching for the heart of yield

Dr. Pulver is a scientist with a global mission: improve farmers’ lives by raising crop yields. His accomplishments range from increasing Peru’s national rice production, to developing a system for evaluating rice resistance to blast in Colombia. From reducing yield gaps in the irrigated rice production of Venezuela and Brazil, to improving agricultural productivity in Nicaragua and Mexico.