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Product with Brazilian technology can reverse dependence on foreign phosphorus fertilizers

First national inoculant is capable of generating a 10% increase in maize productivity and reduce phosphorus fertilization

Biological control in Brazil has potential to grow 20% a year

Domestic sales of this kind of product have grown 77% between 2017 and 2018 and account for R$ 460 million a year

Research develops plant-based products from cashew fiber

Croquettes, nuggets, koftas, burgers and even "crab cakes" are elaborated without animal protein

Researchers create "dictionary" for cattle genes

Brazilian study published by Nature improves relationship between genome and meat traits, paving the way for “custom-made steak”

Intercontinental consortium to research aquaculture by the Atlantic

With an € 8 million budget, Aquavitae gathers industry and research institutions from 16 countries in Europe, Africa and the Americas

Research develops nutritious gluten-free pine nut flour

Product can help coeliac diets and be healthy ingredient

Study can cheapen production of bacterial cellulose

High cost limits broader industrial applications of the biopolymer, a noble material

Crop residue in the diet reduces cattle water consumption

Alternative diet reduces the water footprint in confined cattle farming

Scientists unveil cold perception mechanism in apple

Discovery by Brazilian team can allow the development of plants with lower chilling requirement

Researchers extract antimicrobial substance from cashew nut shell

The fruit's antioxidant, antitumor and antiparasitic properties can add value to the production chain

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Apparent digestibility coefficients (ADCs) of nine protein ingredients were determined for pirarucu Arapaima gigas, a Neotropical fish species with gr...

Thaumastocoris peregrinus (Hemiptera, Thaumastocoridae) é uma praga fitófaga de plantios de eucalipto introduzida no Brasil em 2008. A espécie expandi...

A falta de opções tecnológicas de concessionários de florestas para a produção de mudas de espécies nativas na Amazônia peruana é um gargalo para o re...

Abstract: The objective of this study was to evaluate the thinning into strips and the enrichment with exotic grasses in a Caatinga area in order to m...

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