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Filter made with bacteria purifies biogas for vehicles

Brazilian technology removes sulfane and generates fertilizer sulphur by processing pig manure

European bee glue inhibits fungus that attacks maize, citrus and tomatoes

Discovery paves the way for the development of cheap natural defensives.

Brazilian scientists create genetic circuits that allow to "turn genes on and off"

Embrapa makes a technology patent deposit that acts as a genetic switch to turn traits of interest on and off

Brazil and US scientists create app to monitor wheat diseases worldwide

Producers can send photos of crops infected with rice blast to feed a system based on Brazilian technology

Research proposes regional control of insect vector to improve fight against citrus HLB

Featured in international publication, the study should inform update to the legislation.

Research develops organic fertilizer from plant biomass

The product has high nitrogen concentration and shows less losses at the time of application

Animals raised freely in the Pampas supply healthier meat

Study found higher Omega 3 content in pasture-fed cattle

Researchers simulate human digestion to detect nutrients and contaminants in fish

Tool promotes more safety and quality for consumers

Cattle in integrated system with forests seek less water

Thermal comfort reduces animals' going to troughs by up to 19% in addition to other benefits for animal welfare.

Process that increases fungi-based bioinsecticide's shelf life is newly patented by Embrapa

Até pouco tempo, uma das grandes dificuldades dos produtores rurais que utilizavam inseticidas biológicos à base de fungos para combater diversos tipos de pragas era a armazenagem desses produtos,...

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Background: Lignocellulose is one of the most abundant forms of fixed carbon in the biosphere. Current industrial approaches to the degradation of lig...

In many regions across the planet, flood events are now more frequent and intense because of climate change and improper land use, resulting in risks...

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Embrapa is a Brazilian public agricultural research corporation. It works to have solutions that ensure sustainable development grow from the fields. And, for that purpose, it makes science that transforms. A science that creates, surprises, preserves, and multiplies.