Cuba - CU
Jul 11, 2008Public
Photo: Luis Romero holding two, 52-day old, “sister"  rice plants produced in the same nursery. Left rice plant (5 tillers) was still in nursery while plant on right (43 tillers) was transplanted at nine days of age. (Photo by Rena Perez)
Photo: Luis Romero, engineer & farmer, demonstrating his SRI plot. San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba. (Photo by Rena Perez) 10/4
Photo: Ruben Alfonso, Telce Gonzalez, Miquel Socorro, Norman Uphoff & Luis Romero
Photo: Telce Gonzalez, Norman Uphoff, Miquel Socorro & Luis Romero examining a new rice field. (Photo by Rena Perez)
Photo: Dr. Norman Uphoff monitoring a SRI workshop at the “Empresa de Ganaderia de Pinar del Río in Carlos Rojas, Pinar del Río, Cuba, July 2004. (Photo by Rena Perez)
Photo: A close-up of Dr. Norman Uphoff at the workshop in  Carlos Rojas, Pinar del Río. (Photo by Rena Perez)
Photo: Mechanical weeder built in Cuba, introduced during workshop in Las Villas, Cuba. (4/05) (Photo by Rena Perez)
Photo: Dr. Miquel Socorro describing the mechanical weeder to a group of farmers. (Photo by Rena Perez)
Photo: Telce Gonzalez of the Institute of Rice Investigations examining a SRI plot in Las Villas.
Photo: A farmer in Las Villas pulling up 13-day old rice seedlings destined for SRI. (Photo by Rena Perez)
Photo: Luis Romero holding SRI plant
Photo: Transplanting rice at the  “Camilo Cienfuegos” cane coop in Bahia Honda, Pinar del Río.
Photo: Miquel Socorro, Rena Perez and farmer
Photo: Miquel Socorro, Rena Perez and Luis Romero
Photo: Luis Romero pointing out that both plants are 43 days old, the smaller one still in the nursery, the other transplanted at 9 days of age. (Photo taken by Rena Perez 9/03)
Photo: Luis Romero transplanting according to SRI methodology (Photo taken by Rena Perez 6/04)
Photo: Luis Romero and a farmhand preparing a seedbed using fermented cow manure. (Photo taken by Rena Perez 6/04)
Photo: Both plants 80 days old. The plant on the left from a SRI plot; that on the right, grown under traditional method. (Photo taken by Rena Perez 10/03)
Photo: Luis Romero pointing out the size of the root in a SRI plot. (Photo taken by Rena Perez 10/03)
Photo: A SRI plot at 26 days. (Photo taken by Rena Perez 8/03)
Photo: A 40 x 40 cm SRI plot at 26 days of age. Transplanted at nine days. (Photo taken by Rena Perez 8/03)
Photo: Luis Romero commenting that the “SRI roots have gone crazy”. (Photo taken by Rena Perez 10/03)
Photo: Preparing a seedbed with fermented cow manure for pregerminated seeds. (Photo taken by Rena Perez)
Photo: Covering pregerminated seeds with a branch of Piñón florida.