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New seaweed-based bioinput improves plant growth and defense

Experiments show that product caused 10% increase in soybean and corn growth and rooting

First Brazilian soybean developed for consumption as edamame, a popular food in the East

Cultivar opens opportunities in the gastronomic market for the legume

Algorithm individually identifies cattle in the field through images

Experiment obtained 99.86% accuracy with Pantaneiro herd

Brazilian rice collection is available for world institutions

Digital identification code ensures the traceability of Embrapa's 20,000 samples at FAO's Global Information System

Researchers prepare dictionary on sensory characteristics of maté tea

Developed by Embrapa in partnership with Kansas State University (USA), the lexicon gathers definitions that will help standardize the product

New biopesticide uses two bacterial strains to control caterpillars

Harmless to humans and to the environment, the product targets soybean loopers and fall armyworms.

Researchers listen to cows in new method to assess thermal comfort

Technology uses the sound of grazing cattle's breath to measure respiratory rate in a practical, accurate and non-invasive way.

Innovative equipment makes the digital measurement of soil water infiltration

Technology reduces the time and cost of the process, which is fundamental to optimize irrigation and assess lands to build roads and dams

Research develops biodegradable packaging for mango exports

Product uses coconut and cassava starch to form cellulose nanocristals

Researchers identify plants that can extract nickel from the soil

Heavy-metal resistant plants have potential to remove residue left by mining and other activities

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The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (JE Smith, 1797) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is considered the main pest of corn (Zea mays L.) in Brazil and fee...

Amazonian Dark Earths (ADEs) are unusually fertile soils characterised by elevated concentrations of microscopic charcoal particles, which confer thei...

Forest restoration is a strategy to reverse forest loss and degradation. We overviewed defor-estation in the period 1975?2018 in the Brazilian Amazon...

Due to high prevalence and large pathogenicity, Haemonchus contortus is the main gastrointestinal nematode in tropical and subtropical regions. This s...

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