Potato: consumer market requires care with tuber standardization
Producing with quality is essential for the farmer to meet the expectations of the current market ...
Brazil develops varieties resistant to the main rice disease in Asia
The first Brazilian strains of rice resistant to the bacterium Xanthomonas oryzae pv. Have just been validated in Panama. Oryzae
Control of psilídeo should be intensified in the rainy season
Frequent rains like those occurring in January, with a mean of distribution in 23 days of the month, make it necessary to intensify the control of the psilid Diaphorina citri, an insect that transmits HLB ...
Molecule used in human health controls pests that attack citrus
Molecule has resulted in the development of products that have been shown to be efficient for pest control. Plants treated with NAC-based products showed higher fruit numbers and larger diameter
Scientists combine spider venom and virus protein to target whitefly
An artificial protein with insecticidal action could be a powerful tool to control the whitefly.
US regulatory bodies issue rules on agricultural biotechnology
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) have issued documents announcing...
Transgenic maize: planted area expected to reach 15.7 million hectares
The expectation for genetically modified winter maize is to reach 92% of the total area.
Mato Grosso is a world leader in the adoption of agricultural biotechnology
State is consolidated as the one that most adopts transgenics in Brazil, with a planted area greater than that of India, which occupies the fourth position in the world ranking.
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