THE ACTIVITIES OF THE CIRAD IN MARTINIQUE

The nature of the various research programs of the French international agricultural research agency CIRAD in Martinique is outlined. Two institutes of CIRAD function on this island: IRAT on food crops and IRFA on fruits. The resources available are listed briefly. To complete the description of the stations, the levels at which they intervene, their resources and their locations in Martinique are given. The main programmes of IRAT concern: phytotechny (crop production and improvement), selection, entomology, bacteriology and protected cultivation. IRFA works on citrus fruits, pineapple, banana and plantain.


Issue Date:
Aug 15 1988
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Language:
English
Total Pages:
4




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