Trichoderma strains for control of stem canker of brassicas

From the report “Optimal Trichoderma strains for control of stem canker of brassicas: molecular basis of biocontrol properties and azole resistance“, of Adam Dawidziuk, Delfina Popiel, Joanna Kaczmarek, Judyta Strakowska, and Malgorzata Jedryczka, published in BioControl. Oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.) is one of the fastest expanding crops worldwide, with the European Union currently producing…

Primera detección de Xylella fastidiosa en la Comunitat Valenciana

De los informes «Situación y Actuaciones frente a Xylella fastidiosa», y «Primera detección de Xylella fastidiosa en la C. Valenciana» del Servicio de Sanidad Vegetal D.G. Agricultura, Ganadería y Pesca de la Generalitat Valenciana, y «Alerta al camp valencià: ha arribat el ‘Xylella fastidiosa’» de Nuria Cadenes, publicado en Vilaweb La Xylella fastidiosa se considera…

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…