Seedlings of good quality and yield yerba mate plantations . Under this slogan workshops link seedling production under the Strategic Plan for Sector Yerbatero began.
The first meeting, training and exchange of experience, was held days ago in establishing Pindó SA in Puerto Esperanza, with the participation of representatives of more than 10 nurseries, organized by the National Institute of Yerba Mate (INYM), and with the presence of technicians of this institution, the National Health Service and Food Quality (SENASA) and the National Institute of Seeds (INASE).
“One of the lines of the Strategic Plan is to create a training program to improve the level of the seedlings at the genetic and sanitary level, with the aim that they have good quality and producer for crops with good results,” said agronomist Veronica Scalerandi, member of the technical area of INYM.
Growers meeting in Port Hope shared their knowledge and raised the challenges they face to improve production, topics that will be built next year in training sessions.
“The meeting in Pindó SA comprised three stages: a field trip where we could see the practicality of tasks nurseries and here was a rich exchange of experiences, which is where it is exposed because everyone learns how it works and what is what conoce-; then there was a technical talk on propagation by Pedro Sansberro, the Institute of Botany at the University of the Northeast, and current regulations, dictated by technical INASE and SENASA, and finally, the participants worked on the most important issues that and issues have emerged to train, “explained Scalerandi.