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International Mango Conference
International Mango Conference

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When: Friday, July 8, 2011 at 9:30 AM

Where: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

The International Mango Conference will address specific issues that face the modern mango grower. The 2011 Mango Conference will focus on the production of quality mangos.This one-day event allows mango growers to network and to take an in-depth look at the production of quality in mango production world-wide.

Registration for the Mango Conference will also provide for entry to the Fairchild's 19th Annual International Mango Festival on Saturday and Sunday.


Friday 8th July 2011

International Mango Conference– 2011

9:30 a.m.        Registration

10:00 a.m.     Welcoming by Dr. Carl E. Lewis,
                        Director of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

10:15 a.m.     Best Management Practices for Mango:
                        Location and Orchard Design
                        Dr. Richard Campbell, FTBG

10:45 a.m.     Variety Selection, Noris Ledesma, FTBG

11:30 a.m.     Irradiation as an Alternative to Hot Water Treatment, 
                        Dr. Baskar Savani

12:00 p.m.     Lunch

1:30 p.m.       Pruning for Size Control and Production of Quality,
                        Dr. Richard Campbell, FTBG

2:00 p.m.       Harvesting for Quality, Angel Gamarra, Promango, Peru

2:45 p.m.       The National Mango Board's Impact on the U.S.,
                        William Watson

3:30 p.m.       A Mango Discipline to Create Quality, Dr. John Yonemoto, Japan

6:00 p.m.      Fellows and VIP Party: The Mangos of Hawaii

Registration Fee is $100 for non-members, $80 for members

To Register, please call 305.663.8077 or email astamps@fairchildgarden.org.

And don't miss our International Mango Brunch on Sunday, July 10!

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