The 26th July 2018 the third annual Neurice meeting took place in Amposta, Delta del Ebre, where the first varieties of highly resistant to salinity rice are being tested. This varieties where grown in the University of Barcelona’s greenhouses.
The success of this experiment would represent the possibility of cultivating some rice with high salinity conditions, an opportunity to fight apple snail effects on rice fields.
All partners of the project attended to the event and also did some of the local media.
Moreover, the event counted with the presence of two international observer experts in apple snail: Ravindr Joshi from India and Fingarr Horgan from Australia.