NAME: Increase the competitiveness of the peach industry cannery intervening the critical points: new varieties, orchard management and price.
RESEARCH LEADER: Rodrigo Infante
DURATION: 72 meses
START: Dic 2007
MAIN OBJECTIVE: Increase the competitiveness of the peach industry cannery through developing new varieties of early and late production, better orchard management practices and fair calculation of equilibrium price of the product.
- Genetic breeding focused in early and late varieties.
- Improvement of the orchard management practices related with thinning and harvesting
- Develop an equilibrium price model that guarantees profitability for both producers and the canning industry.