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Discovering Tropical Agriculture in Brazil


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Program Type Departmental
Program Location Multiple Locations, Brazil
Course # SA 21244
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2014 05/26/14 to 06/16/14

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Program Leader
Name IPIA
Purdue University
Room 26 Agriculture Administration Building
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-1168

Phone: 765-494-6876
Fax: 765-494-9613
Email: AgAbroad@purdue.edu


Program Description
Learn about:
· Environmental concerns
· The tropical Amazon forest and the dryer upland forests
· The culture of Brazil
· Attempts being made to save the Atlantic Forest
· The coastal and central highland plantation and their uses
Visit: Soybean and sugar cane fields; cultural sites of Brazil; forest of Aracruz, Rio de Janeiro. A portion of the course will be taught in partnership with the Federal University of Viçosa. Students from the University of Illinois will be participating as well.
For more information contact:
Dr. Osvaldo Campanella, ABE, campa@purdue.edu


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