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A visit to the WLI benchmark site in Lebanon (July 31 – Aug. 6, 2011)

July 31, 2011

Dr. Prasanta Kalita from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and his PhD student Mr. Joseph Monical will be visiting the WLI benchmark sites in Lebanon during the week of July 31st- August 6, 2011. The visit, which is part of the WLI student exchange program, will include scheduled meetings with the Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute (LARI), and the American University of Beirut to finalize the scope of work for the planned research. Mr. Monical is expected to return to Lebanon and begin the research in December 2011.