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Symposium on pest management concludes
By Petra - Nov 22,2012 - Last updated at Nov 22,2012
AMMAN — The First International Symposium on Horticultural Insects Management concluded on Thursday in Amman.
Participants at the four-day event called for turning it into an annual conference. They also stressed the need to publish the research papers discussed at the meeting to reach a wider audience.
The conference, organised by the Regional Centre on Agrarian Reform and Rural Development for the Near East, covered challenges related to providing quality food at reasonable prices and protecting plants from pests and diseases.
Scientists from around 14 countries took part in the event.
The First International Symposium on Horticultural Insects Management opens on Monday in Amman.
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