Manejo integrado de plagas en Rapa Nui

Del artículo “Manejo integrado de plagas en Rapa Nui” Natalia Olivares P. y Alejandro Morán V. , capítulo 3 de la monografía «Manejo de plagas en cultivos hortofrutícolas de Rapa Nui», publicada por el INIA. La monografía integra los conocimientos logrados durante la ejecución del proyecto, considerando las características propias de la agricultura en la…

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…

Coltura Kiwi senza soglio

Dell’articolo “Piante di Kiwi fuorisuolo”, pubblicato su Innovarurale. L’idea di coltivare piante di kiwi in fuorisuolo è nata da un necessita di ottimizzare i costi di gestione e lavorazione e ottenere una migliore sostenibilità ambientale. Avevamo già osservato diversi vivai che per problemi di terreno avevano optato per la coltivazione in fitocelle riempite di torba…

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…

Solitary Bee to Pollinate Almonds

From the report «Use of a Managed Solitary Bee to Pollinate Almonds: Population Sustainability and Increased Fruit Set», by Jordi Bosch, Sergio Osorio-Canadas, Fabio Sgolastra, and Narcís Vicens, published at MDPI. Approximately three-quarters of the world’s crops benefit from animal pollination, and a significant part of this pollination service is provided by wild pollinators. However,…

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…