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Papayalab: Opportunities through innovation

CapGen Seeds to hold Papayalab in Almería

The agricultural sector is preparing for an unprecedented event in the heart of Vícar: Papayalab, a technical day dedicated to emerging opportunities in papaya cultivation. The event, organized by CapGen Seeds, will bring together leading experts and professionals from the sector to discuss the latest advances in cultivating this exotic fruit.

On Tuesday, May 28, 2024, starting at 9 am, the CapGen Seeds facilities in Vícar (Almería) will be the epicenter of knowledge exchange on papaya cultivation. Papayalab promises to be an important event for all the national and international parties interested in papaya cultivation and development.

Papayalab will offer a range of activities, including keynote lectures and networking sessions. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the latest trends, technologies, and best practices in the cultivation of papaya, as well as to exchange ideas and establish contacts with professionals in the area. The event will delve into key topics such as innovation, sustainability, pest and disease management, the importance of breeding, marketing, and other issues.

Speakers and topics
The speakers at this technical conference include:

  • Asensio Navarro, manager of Semilleros Vitalplant, will talk about the first steps involved in cultivating papayas.
  • Irene Salinas, a researcher at the University of Almeria, will offer a unique perspective on the protected cultivation of papaya in southeastern Spain.
  • Juan Alberto Cabrera, Canarian expert on papaya and representative of CapGen Seeds, will discuss greenhouse papaya cultivation in the subtropical region.
  • Pepe Montiel, from Tropical Almanzora, will share his valuable experiences on Papaya cultivation in Almeria.

Action for the future of papaya
The day will conclude with a debate on the papaya sector's current situation and future prospects. The goal is to promote an open and constructive dialogue to find effective solutions to the papaya's current and future challenges.

The company has enabled a free registration form to learn more about PAPAYALAB and to participate in it. Availability, however, is limited. You can access the form at:

For more information:
CapGen Seeds
Tel. +34 682 20 76 91
[email protected]

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