helps to develop the sugarcane supply chain in Reunion by breeding ever more productive varieties adapted to the different ecological zones on the island. "R" varieties are exported worldwide and some of them, such as R570 and R579, are used for industrial production in many countries: French West Indies (Guadeloupe, Martinique), Africa (Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, Senegal, etc.), Asia (Papua New Guinea, Vietnam, etc.), and account for around half the production in Mauritius.
These varieties transit via Visacane
in Montpellier and are then shipped to sugarcane producing countries, with a guarantee of their disease-free status.
Likewise, any germplasm introduced in Reunion for eRcane
variety creation passes through Visacane