Monthly Archives: October 2014

GMOs and Agricultural Viability

Interesting article in Science Magazine on the effect of deploying genetically modified oil palm varieties. On the one hand, the higher yields produced should allow for more production on less land, which would reduce pressure on tropical forests. On the … Continue reading

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Thesis Projects at Horizontes

The Horizontes Experimental Forest Research Station would like to invite students to conduct research projects at the station. Although there are many opportunities for research at Horizontes, the station staff have identified the following areas of being of high importance … Continue reading

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Rainfall 2014 : The Story so Far

As you can see from the graph 2014 has been extremely dry in Guanacaste. Here’s the rainfall so far – just 702 mm – and the rains are expected to end for the year sometime in the next couple of … Continue reading

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