17.04.2020

The São Paulo State Research Support Foundation (Fapesp) and São Martinho, selected the Faculty of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences of the Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp), in Jaboticabal, as their headquarters the new Engineering Research Center (CPE), aimed at controlling pests and diseases that affect sugarcane plantations.

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16.04.2020

Field trials on wheat by Kansas State University using MPXA – a humic and fulvic acid based chelating agent – resulted in an average 29 percent increase in bushels per acre.

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14.04.2020

CABI scientists, as part of an international team of researchers, have discovered a new biological control in the fight against the noxious and invasive weed parthenium (Parthenium hysterophorus) in Pakistan.

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10.04.2020

Research conducted at one of Montana State University’s (U.S.) agricultural research centres was patented in January after the discovery of a group of unique fungi that may lead to strides in combatting wheat stem sawfly and Hessian fly, two of the most prominent wheat-targeting pests in the U.S.

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09.04.2020

ICL’s Polysulphate product mined in Boulby, UK, has been given organic qualification by Poland, and the international organic certification organisation Ecocert has said that the use by European organic farmers of Polysulphate and Polysulphate Granular complies with the organic standards required in Japan.

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08.04.2020

Vellsam Bioactive Matters has developed a biofertilizer based on a strain belonging to the PGPR group (rhizobacteria that promote plant growth). The company is currently evaluating the effect of the application of the biofertilizer on the production and yield in tomato cultivation in its variety Trujillo, on a farm located in El Ejido (Spain).

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06.04.2020

A vegetable-picking robot that uses machine learning to identify and harvest a commonplace, but challenging, agricultural crop has been developed by engineers.

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03.04.2020

Researchers have discovered that the use of a plant-based biostimulant improves plant performances and fruit quality in tomato plants grown at elevated temperatures.

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02.04.2020

Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and Saturas Ltd., the developer of a breakthrough stem-water measurement system for highly efficient farming, announced on March 31 that Kerlink will provide Saturas with LoRa-based hardware and software as it launches its technology commercially.

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02.04.2020

Morocco’s phosphate giant OCP said specialty products accounted for 34% of fertilizer volumes, when announcing its 2019 results.

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