All posts tagged "agronomy"

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    A new robot to take the pressure off farmers by picking crops

    A new robot, code-named Sweeper, has been developed by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) to take...

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    Greenhouse Conference and Expo to feature hydroponic production education sessions

    The Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo will feature educational sessions on Advanced Hydroponic Production on Nov. 8 2018. The sessions are as follows: Greenhouse Strawberry Production- Physiologies and Technologies for High Quality Fruit Production, Chieri Kubota, The Ohio State University Benefits and Risks of a Closed-Loop Irrigation, Rosa E. Raudales, University of...

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    Investments to make fresh tomato production all-year round in Ghana

    The government has decided to construct small irrigation systems with solar-powered pumps for constant supply of water  to farming fields to make the production of fresh tomato an all-year round activity. Mr. George Oduro, a Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, said when he addressed a stakeholders meeting of the tomato farming...

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    Horticulture in India grows less than population

    Horticulture production is estimated at 307.2 million tonnes (mt) in the current year (July-June), up 2.2 per cent over last year , according to second advance estimates of released by the Union Agriculture Ministry on Tuesday. Last year’s production was 300.6 mt. The production of fruits is estimated to be about 94.4...

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    Study: Optimal plot size and number of replications in a field pepper crop experiment

    rrigated pepper crop had greater and more uniform growth rates than without irrigation. • Daily irrigation provided higher growth rates when the lowest depth of water was applied. • Irrigation every two days resulted in higher growing rates when the largest water depth was applied. • The experimental plot size was always...

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    A booster for food safety: Croptimal takes the laboratory to the field

    Croptimal performs real time immediate tests and analysis in the field for crops, soil and water, replacing...

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    Drought challenges South African fruit industry

    Western Cape fruit farmers and rural communities are under tremendous socio-economic pressure due to the crippling drought,...

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    Leading publishing house to announce new food and agriculture magazine during Fruit Logistica

    AgroPress of Switzerland will introduce a new magazine and communication platform at Fruit Logistica 2018. The new...

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    Crop protection giant enters the irrigation scene

    Bayer and the Israeli company Netafim are joining forces to enhance the application of crop protection products...

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    How to use technology to improve water for agriculture

    Using science and technology to inform sustainable farming practices and reduce adverse environmental impacts will have better outcomes than taxes will, Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman says.Science and technology the answer to water quality Using science and technology to inform sustainable farming practices and reduce adverse environmental impacts will have...

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