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…