Stone fruits in Murcia-Varieties-Plantae Conference

On March 6, Plantae participates with a stand and as a speaker at the III National Stone Fruit Congress . Among the activities of the congress, the thematic blocks stand out:

Plantae Conference on Stone Fruits

  • Genetic improvement and new varieties.
  • Smart fertilization.
  • Precision farming.
  • Plant health.
  • Ecological.
  • Transport and postharvest.

Within the block "Smart Fertigation" at 10:00 - 10:20 Plantae defends the presentation on "Water Saving Systems and Irrigation Optimization" - Mr. Samuel López (CEO & Co-Founder at Plantae).

Frutas de hueso-Ceo Samuel López

The stone fruits of MURCIA, peach, Paraguayan, nectarine, apricot and plum that cover some 30,000 hectares of crops.

Frutas de hueso hectáreas

The Murcia region is especially favorable for the cultivation of stone fruits due to:

  • The dry climate with little rain in spring that would spoil the flowers.
  • Many sunny days a year.
  • The mostly frank terrain type.
  • Drip irrigation plantations.
  • Good infrastructures.
Terreno idóneo para frutas de hueso
Ideal soil for stone fruits-USDA


Within the wide range of stone fruits , the peach is the most widely cultivated variety, especially the traditional or red, which seeks to improve the color because it is a claim of sales.

Also get it commercialized earlier.

The production of pavia or yellow peach decreases a little, due to water problems. The red variety is more commercial.

Parte de las frutas de hueso


A mutation of the peach is the nectarine , more juicy and refreshing, and another variety is the Paraguayan flatter and very tasty.


The plum has two varieties domestic and the Japanese . Very important in the jam industry.


The apricot is a very tasty and appreciated fruit. Same as the important plum in the canning industry and in syrup.

Highly recognized for its beneficial properties.

Instalación de sensores en Cieza

Instalación en albaricoqueros de la región de Cieza, provincia de Murcia.

Se colocan 3 sondas midiendo:

  • Subsoil temperature.
  • Humedad y conductividad en tiempo real
  • Un caudalímetro en goma portagotero de 16mm.
  • Utilizamos hub de 220V cómo receptor de los sensores..



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