The webinar Plant Immunotherapy and New Technologies, given by ARTAL Smart Agriculture, has had a great success of convocation among professionals in the agricultural sector, reaching 2,500 subscriptions, confirming the interest in learning about this innovative method that stimulates the immune system of plants, conditioning them to respond more quickly and efficiently to different stress factors without energy cost.
According to the data provided by the Institute for Technological Innovation in Agriculture of Mexico (Intagri), organizer of the virtual conference held on February 15, 64% of the people who registered for the first webinar dedicated to Plant Immunotherapy taught in the world, were Mexican.
From Zoom, Youtube Live and Facebook Live platforms, a thousand people connected live to the broadcast of the conference by Dr. Alessandro Rienzo, from the ARTAL Smart Agriculture R&D Department. The scientist explained how the immune system of plants works and its main characteristics; he introduced the concept of “Priming”, how it works and how it differs from other defense systems; he spoke about PRIMTAL, the range of products with priming technology applied to agronomy developed by the company in collaboration with the cell signaling and metabolic integration group of the plant physiology department of the University of Castellón in Spain; finally, he presented the results obtained in field trials carried out by independent companies.
The company plans to participate in future virtual conferences to publicize this revolutionary system that has a direct impact on the yield of the crops in which it is applied.
Artal thanks his distributor in the Aztec country, Agromx, www.agromx.com.mx , for having been the promoters and coordinators of this initiative.