Arriba l’oli del raig

De l’article al butlletí de les cooperatives agràries catalanes: “Arriba l’oli del raig a les cooperatives“ La collita d’olives ha començat a moltes zones de Catalunya i s’allargarà fins a finals de desembre o principis de gener, i molts molins de les cooperatives ja han començat a rajar oli. L’oli del raig és un oli…

AI student competition

From the report “Plant Breeding AI Gets Schooled in New Student Competition“, of Jennifer Howard, published by Crop and Soil Sciences News, of NC State University. Phenotyping is time-consuming and labor-intensive for researchers. NC State and the USDA-ARS jointly developed a low-cost, open-source solution for non-destructive high-throughput phenotyping in greenhouses, affectionately called the BenchBot. BenchBot…

Agenda rural de Catalunya

Què és l’Agenda Rural de Catalunya? El món rural reivindica formar part de les decisions sobre desenvolupament territorial, socioeconòmic i ambiental, com a peça fonamental que és per al desenvolupament sostenible del planeta. L’Agenda Rural de Catalunya té com a marc de referència la iniciativa del Parlament Europeu per redactar una Agenda Rural Europea que…

Reação de Coberturas Vegetais ao Nematóide das Galhas (Meloidogyne incognita) o Algodoeiro

Do artigo “Reação de Coberturas Vegetais ao Nematóide das Galhas (Meloidogyne incognita)”, de Guilherme Lafourcade Asmus, Mário Massayuki Inomoto, Cátia Sumie Shimatai Sazaki, Maurício Alonso Ferraz, publicado na revista Documentos nº 146 – Pesquisas Realizadas com o Algodoeiro no Estado da Bahia – Safra 2004/2005. Este trabalho se teve, como principal objetivo, verificar a reprodução…

Humic acids and mobility of Cu and Zn in anthropogenic soils

From the report “Effects of pH Conditions and Application Rates of Commercial Humic Substances on Cu and Zn Mobility in Anthropogenic Mine Soils” of Javier Pérez-Esteban, Consuelo Escolástico, Inés Sanchis, Alberto Masaguer, and Ana Moliner, published in Sustainability. Human activities, such as metal mining, are important sources of soil contamination. Soils from mine spoils not…

Jornades tècniques – 14.06.2021: Estratègies per reduir fitosanitaris en vinya i olivera

El projecte NOVATERRA, uneix agricultors, investigadors i empreses per investigar noves formes de reduir l’ús de productes fitosanitaris controvertits a la vinya i l’olivera, els dos principals cultius mediterranis, i mitigar-ne els impactes negatius.NOVATERRA desenvoluparà un conjunt d’estratègies noves, integrades i sostenibles, tècnica i econòmicament viables, resultat de tres enfocaments diferents: productes alternatius, smart farming…

Spinach monitoring environmental changes

From the report «Scientists Engineer Spinach to Send Email» of Laura Ross, published at Thomas for industry. Spinach, in particular, has evolved to be hypersensitive to many environmental changes including light, temperature, and the presence of chemicals. In 2016, a group of engineers at MIT found a way to tap into the chemical signaling pathways…

Computer Vision, the Backbone of Next-Generation Agronomy

From the report «How Computer Vision Is Fast Becoming the Backbone of Next-Generation Agronomy», of Raviv Itzhaky , published in Precision agriculture. Remote agronomy and to a large extent remote agriculture could become a reality. As autonomous machines and robots take on an increasing number of roles, the necessity for a large workforce may be…

Respuesta de plantas de pimiento biofertilizadas con Pseudomonas putida y dosis reducida de fertilizantes

Del artículo «Respuesta morfo-productiva de plantas de pimiento morrón biofertilizadas con Pseudomonas putida y dosis reducida de fertilizantes sintéticos en invernadero», de Luis Guillermo Hernández-Montiel, Bernardo Murillo-Amador, César Josué Chiquito-Contreras, Cristina Elizabeth Zuñiga-Castañeda, Juan Ruiz-Ramírez y Roberto Gregorio Chiquito-Contreras, publicado en Terra Latinoamericana Ante la utilización desmedida de insumos nutricionales sintéticos se han diseñado alternativas…