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ECLAC ranks Embrapa project among top transformative for sustainability

Aimed at Amazon family farmers, Tipitamba is featured among the 15 most impacting proposals in the Big Push program

Cotton picker prototype to benefit family farmers in Brazil and Latin America

A single-row cotton picker prototype adapted for small production areas will benefit family farmers from Brazil and from +Cotton project partner countries: Argentina, Bolivia,...

Technology generates energy, fertilizer and water from pig manure

The process can be applied according to property needs and conditions

Basil oil has potential to control caterpillars

Experiment showed good results against Helicoverpa armigera and Anticarsia gemmatalis, insects that attack several crops.

Scientists develop cashew nut drink and add probiotics

Made from the nut core, the beverage is suitable for lactose intolerance cases and fills a growing market niche

Scientists obtain a thickening agent from pine and eucalyptus cellulose to produce alcohol hand sanitizer

Nanocellulose can replace the most common thickening agent, which is in short supply due to high demand

Genome of fungus that attacks soybean caterpillars is sequenced

Advance favors development of new bioproducts to fight the pest that also affects corn and cotton

Climate events increase mortality in tropical forests

High tree mortality in the Amazon is related to atypical climate phenomena like El Niño

Embrapa labs to perform Covid-19 testing

Embrapa's research centers are making their structure in terms of equipment, products and personnel available to help conduct lab tests to identify Covid-19. The testing will rely...

Sugarcane variety produces natural biopesticide against the main crop pest

Plant uses substance against sugarcane borer. Scientists want to induce the trait through breeding

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The aim of this research was to study the influence of training system and rootstock on the yield, vigor and physiology of the ‘Chenin Blanc’ grapevin...

ABSTRACT: Forest soils are N2O sources and commonly act as CH4 sinks. This study evaluated the dynamics of the CH4 and N2O fluxes of soils under Eucal...

Tropical forests are often located in dicult-to-access areas, which make high-quality forest structure information dicult and expensive to obtain by t...

The use of abscisic acid (ABA) in agriculture has increased in the last few years due to the increase in ABA commercial availability at lower costs. T...

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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.