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24th of March 2011, Agadir, Morocco
Moroccan Tomatoes

New type of greenhouses and suitable production techniques for Morocco


08h30 Welcoming participants
09h00 Conference opening (Mohammed Zahidi, GREEN SMILE, Morocco)
09h05 Speech of the chairman of the Fruits and Vegetables growers and exporters association (Lahoucine Adardour, APEFEL, Morocco)
09h10 Introduction speech Ministry of agriculture

Session I: The need to move from passive to modern greenhouse
09h20 The profession point of view on the improvement of the existing greenhouses (Khalid SAIDI, APEFEL, Morocco)
09h40 Greenhouses in the Mediterranean, a technology on the grower’s service (Guadalupe Lopez, Foundation Tecnova, Spain)
10h00 Greenhouses Evolution and Richel Technical solutions to climate management problems in southern Morocco (Olivier d’Eaubonne, Richel*, France)
10h25 Economic Survey of the evolutionary greenhouse Luminosa in Morocco (Eric Colombet, Serres Harnois, Canada)

1rst session Q&A / Coffee Break

11h25 An improved canarian type of greenhouse (Samir Jbali, hortisud, Morocco)
11h50 El Parador greenhouse model (Antonio G. Rodriguez Murillo, Agrodmur, Spain)

2nd session Q&A / Lunch

14h30 Plastics physical and photothermal properties and standardization (Gérard Pichon, R&D Director at Barbier roup and Membre of the Committee of Plastic in Agriculture,France)

Session III: New modern techniques for Performance

14h55 The use of natural ventilation in Moroccan greenhouses (Thierry Boulard, INRA, France)
15h20 Hydroponic growing: caracteristics and management (Ma Carmen Manjón Rodriguez, Foundation Tecnova, Spain)

3rd session Q&A / Coffee Break

16h20 Moroccan experience in Hydroponic cultivation: case DUROC (Antonio Hernandez Zamora, Duroc, Morocco)

Session III: The Pest risk management

16h50 Types of greenhouses and related pest risks (Lahcen Abaha, ONSSA,Morocoo)
17h15 Pesticides and residues (Alami ZINE, EACCE, Morocco)

4th session Q&A

18h00 Recommendations and conference closing


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