Amino acid fertilization

Amino acid aplication on plants was popular years ago, but lately there is a decline of this fertilization. As at same time that amino acid fertilization decreased, the use of phytoregulators (brasinolides, triacontanol, etc.) seems to increase. Of course, in fertilitzation also there are fads/trends, and may be what happened is that, now, farmers prefers…

Fertilization on crop production under rice-oilseed rape rotation system

From the report “Effects of fertilization on crop production and nutrient-supplying capacity under rice-oilseed rape rotation system“, of Muhammad Yousaf, Jifu Li, Jianwei Lu, Tao Ren, Rihuan Cong, Shah Fahad, and Xiaokun Li, published at Nature. The Yangtze River basin in China is a major planting area for the rice-oilseed rape rotation system, contributing 70%…

Effect of rate and source of zinc on Indian mustard

From the report “Effect of rate and source of zinc on yield, quality and uptake of nutrients in Indian mustard (Brassica juncea) and soil fertility“, of Sandeep Singh and Vinay Singh, published at The Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. Rapeseed-mustard is the third most important oilseed crops after groundnut and soybean in India. The productivity…

Jornades tècniques

Jornada Millora de la gestió del nitrogen a l’agroramaderia catalana – Girona Dimecres 22 de novembre a la Sala d’Actes del P1 de l’Escola Politècnica Superior de la Universitat de Girona, a partir de les 9.30 h. Aquesta jornada vol explicar els resultats i les conclusions del Projecte FUTUR AGRARI, cofinançat pel Programa LIFE+ de…

Breakthrough in Nitrate-polluted Water Treatment

Article «Breakthrough in Nitrate-polluted Water Treatment», got from News from EXPOQUIMIA 2017 The first world electro-denitrification plant to supply drinking water to a municipality is expected to start operating in Borrassà in February 2017. The plant will produce 100 m3 per day. This initiative is carried out by Hydrokemós, a spin-from the Chemical Institute of…

Les exploitations agricoles comme combinaisons d’ateliers

Du le dossier «Les exploitations agricoles comme combinaisons d’ateliers», de Patrick Aigrain, Dominique Agostini et Jérôme Lerbourg, publié dans FranceAgriMer. L’évolution de l’agriculture française est marquée par deux grandes tendances: + la concentration des exploitations. L’accroissement de la taille moyenne des exploitations est la conséquence de deux évolutions : une décroissance très rapide du nombre…

Nutrición en aguacate Hass

Del artículo “Nutrición química y orgánica en aguacate Hass en Filo de Caballos, Guerrero, México“, realizado por Alejandro Villalva-Morales, Agustín Damián-Nava, Víctor A. González-Hernández, Oscar Talavera-Mendoza, Elías Hernández-Castro, Francisco Palemón-Alberto, Gémima Díaz-Villaseñor, Héctor Sotelo-Nava, publicado por la Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Agrícolas.   El estudio, realizado en el municipio de Leonardo Bravo en México, consistía…

Lectores de mano de la riqueza de clorofila

Antes de que los drons dieran una perspectiva nueva al análisis de los cultivos mediante la imagen, su precedente fueron los sensores de mano para medit el contenido de clorofila. Usados desde hace décadas, al principio era sólo de forma experimental, comparando los resultados obtenidos con los del análisis químicos de las hojas para obtener…

Adubação nitrogenada e colonização micorrízica em Brachiaria brizantha

O artigo “Colonização micorrízica e fertilidade do solo submetido a fontes e doses de adubação nitrogenada em Brachiaria brizantha” por Flavia Cristina Delbem, Márcia Helena Scabora, Cecílio Viega Soares Filho, Reges Heinrichs, Tiago Augusto Ferrari e Ana Maria Rodrigues Cassiolato, publicada em Acta Scientiarum. Agronomy As pastagens são constituintes de sistemas complexos solo-planta-animal, as quais…