Hortensia Brito VegaUniversidad Juarez Autonoma de Tabasco, Mexico
Title: The socio-economic situation of the pineapple
Pineapple cultivation is one of the tropical fruits, the most profitable with the greatest impact on the market and is one of the crops that best adapts to these environmental conditions. But in Mexico its production has decreased significantly, in Tabasco pineapple producers have been facing various problems that have worsened and reached worrying levels, the latter argue that the main cause of the crisis is the increase in production costs, abandonment to small and medium producers in technical advice, in support of field programs by the government, and the growth of imports of industrialized pineapple.
Hortensia Brito Vega completed his PhD at the age of 30 from the Colegio de Postgraduados, Mexico. He is director of the Agronomy Engineering Educational Program at the Universidad Juárez Autonoma de Tabasco, Mexico. He has more than 20 publications and his publication h-index is 30. He has served as a guest editorial member of some well-known magazines.