Inoculação micorrízica e adubação fosfatada na produção de mudas de Amendoim Forrageiro

Do artigo «Inoculação micorrízica e adubação fosfatada na produção de mudas de Amendoim Forrageiro», de Elias Melo de Miranda, Eliane Maria Ribeiro da Silva, Orivaldo José Saggin Júnior, publicado na Revista Ciência Agronômica. O amendoim forrageiro, pertence ao gênero Arachis. É originário da América do Sul com cerca de 70 a 80 espécies encontradas no…

Interesting agricultural apps

Herein there are described some interesting agricultural apps that can made easier the technological cropping:   Agren Soil Calculator – https://www.agrentools.com/government-entity/our-tools/soilcalculator/ This app allows service providers to plug in various crop rotations, tillage systems, and conservation practices and view the resulting erosion predictions for up to three scenarios. The app’s enhanced reporting helps growers and…

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…

La ‘Xylella fastidiosa’ arriba a Mallorca

De l’article «La ‘Xylella fastidiosa’ arriba a Mallorca» publicat a Agrocultura i de la informació del Departament d’Agricultura, Ramaderia, Pesca i Alimentació de la Generalitat de Catalunya. La Xylella fastidiosa és un bacteri que pot causar danys greus en una gran diversitat de plantes cultivades, ornamentals i silvestres. Pot afectar cultius de gran importància econòmica…

Techos verdes

Libro “Techos verdes. Planificación ejecución, consejos prácticos“, de Gernot Minke, publicado por Editorial Fin de siglo Gernot Minke es un referente mundial en construcción sostenible. Como arquitecto y catedrático de la Universidad de Kassel, y director del Forschungslabor für Experimentelles Bauen (Instituto de Investigación de Construcciones Experimentales de la Universidad de Kassel) se ha dedicado…

Soil management in rainfed olive orchards

From the report “Soil management in rainfed olive orchards may result in conflicting effects on olive production and soil fertility“, of I. Q. Ferreira, M. Arrobas, A. M. Claro and M. A. Rodrigues, published in the Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research In the last few decades the area of irrigated olive (Olea europaea L.) has…

Adaptation de l'agriculture africaine aux changements climatiques

Du le “LIVRE BLANC: INITIATIVE POUR L’ADAPTATION DE L’AGRICULTURE AFRICAINE (AAA) AUX CHANGEMENTS CLIMATIQUES“ Ce Livre blanc est né d’un colloque dont l’objectif était de poser les fondements scientifiques et techniques de l’initiative pour l’Adaptation de l’Agriculture Africaine aux changements climatiques. Il se propose d’offrir une synthèse des données et des solutions mises en avant…

Identification of Potato Late Blight disease from crop images

From the report «Severity identification of Potato Late Blight disease from crop images captured under uncontrolled environment» of Biswas, S.; Jagyasi, B.; Singh, B.P.; Lal, M., in Humanitarian Technology Conference – (IHTC), 2014 IEEE Canada International   The late blight is the most important disease for potato, which is caused by a fungus-like organism, Phytophthora…

Les coopératives agroalimentaires et les partenariats internationaux

Du le report «Les partenariats internationaux, vecteurs de croissance pour les coopératives agroalimentaires», du PricewaterhouseCoopers.   Pour répondre à la mondialisation qui impacte l’ensemble de la chaîne de valeur, et pour s’établir sur de nouveaux marchés, les coopératives agroalimentaires nouent des partenariats pour croître à l’international. Les motifs stratégiques sont différents selon les zones ciblées:…

Weed detection

From the report «Weed detection in 3D images» of A. Piron, F. van der Heijden, and M. F. Destain, published at Precision Agriculture   Machine vision has been successfully used for mechanical destruction of weeds between rows of crops. Knowledge of the position of the rows where crops should be growing and the assumption that plants growing outside…