Solar-powered pumping in agriculture

From the dossier “Solar-powered pumping in agriculture: A guide to system selection and design“, of NSW Farmers Association (with the assistance of Global Sustainable Energy Solutions Pty Ltd. (GSES) and funding from the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage), and other material.   Generating electricity on farm using solar Photovoltaic (PV) technology can be an…

Identificação e utilização de Trichoderma spp no biocontrole de Sclerotinia sclerotiorum

Do artigo “IDENTIFICAÇÃO E UTILIZAÇÃO DE Trichoderma spp. ARMAZENADOS E NATIVOS NO BIOCONTROLE DE Sclerotinia sclerotiorum“, de GERARDA BEATRIZ PINTO DA SILVA, LEISE INÊS HECKLER, RICARDO FELICIANO DOS SANTOS, MIRIA ROSA DURIGON, y ELENA BLUME, publicado na Revista Caatinga. O fungo Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (Lib.) de Bary é um fitopatógeno habitante do solo que infecta importantes culturas agrícolas como, por exemplos,…

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi can substantially reduce phosphate fertilizer application

From the report “Inoculation of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi can substantially reduce phosphate fertilizer application to Allium fistulosum L. and achieve marketable yield under field condition”, of Keitaro Tawaraya, Ryouta Hirose, and Tadao Wagatsuma, published at Biology and Fertility of Soils Phosphorus (P) is one of the essential elements for plant growth and often the first limiting nutrient in…

Adventitious rooting in ornamental cuttings in response to indolbutyric acid and humic acid

From the report “Adventitious rooting in cuttings of croton and hibiscus in response to indolbutyric acid and humic acid“, of Lílian Estrela Borges BaldottoI, Marihus Altoé Baldotto, Raíssa Rezende Soares, Herminia Emilia Prieto Martinez, and Vitor Hugo Alvarez Venegas, published at Revista Ceres. Adventitious rooting of ornamental plants can be accelerated by the application of…

Plantación moderna de cerezos

Basado en los artículos «Sistemas de formación y conducción», de Miguel Ellena Dellinger, Julio jequier, Manuel Contreras, Maurizio Quartieri y Stefano Musacchi, y «Sistemas Intensivos de producción de cereza, portainjertos, vigor, precocidad, productividad y manejo», de Gregory A. Land, publicados por el INIA, y «Nuevas tendencias en sistemas de conducción de cerezos», y «El delicado…

Encoixinat d’hortícoles amb làmines de paper

Dels articles «Alternatives a l’encoixinat amb polietilè en horticultura» de Alícia Cirujeda, Joaquín Aibar, Ana Isabel Marí i Carlos Zaragoza, publicat a Agrocultura, i «Biodegradable mulch instead of polyethylene for weed control of processing tomato production», de Alicia Cirujeda, Joaquin Aibar, Álvaro Anzalone, Lluís Martín-Closas, Ramón Meco, Marta María Moreno, Alfoso Pardo, Ana María Pelacho,…

Guide de l’agroécologie en viticulture

Cite du le dossier “Guide de l’agroécologie en viticulture“, travail collectif de C. Herbin, L. Audeguin, N. Aveline, M. Bouvier, JY Cahurel, R. Cailleau, E. Chantelot, S. Codis, X. Delpuech, MC Dufour, T. Dufourcq, C. Gaviglio, L. Gontier, L. Le Cunff, V. Lempereur, JC Payan, A. Petit, M. Raynal, C. Riou, J. Rochard, G. Sentenac,…

The role of auxin and gibberellin in tomato fruit set

From the report «The role of auxin and gibberellin in tomato fruit set», of Maaike de Jong , Celestina Mariani and Wim H. Vriezen. Published at Journal of experimental botany. Fruit set is defined as the transition of a quiescent ovary to a rapidly growing young fruit. In tomato, as in most angiosperms, compatible pollen…

2a Jornada Gastronòmica de les Plantes Oblidades

De l’article «Una amanida… però amb males herbes, si us plau», del Marc Talavera Roma, publicat a la revista Agrocultura. El mot “amanida” fa referència a un plat elaborat a base d’aliments crus. Un altre terme utilitzat per anomenar aquest plat, “ensalada”, fa referència a l’addició de sal; i el mot que usaven els romans,…