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    Research and innovation for Brazilian agriculture

    The Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa) was established by the country's federal government in 1973 to develop the technological foundation for a genuinely tropical model of agriculture and animal farming. The initiative has been tasked with providing Brazil with food security and a leading position in the international market for food, fiber and energy. Embrapa today is one of the largest agricultural research corporations of the world, with half a century of contributions focused on innovation, efficiency, sustainability and social inclusion.

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The demand for products to replace high-cost raw materials, such oil and fish meal, in the manufacture of feed for use in aquaculture, while also guar...

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The lower lignin content in plants species with energy potential results in easier cellulose breakdown, making glucose available for ethanol generatio...

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Phosphorus (P) use efficiency is crucial for sorghum production. P acquisition efficiency is the most important component of P use efficiency. The ear...

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Brazil is the seventh largest producer of mangoes in the world, and the São Francisco Valley is the main producing region, with ?Kent? as one of the m...