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International Consortium releases two new genomes of Asian rust fungus

The international research consortium ASR Genome Consortium, in which the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa) takes part, has just publicly released two new...

New seaweed-based bioinput improves plant growth and defense

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

New partnership will map agroforestry systems and perennial crops in the Amazon

The work, which includes Nasa as a partner, will generate maps of AFSs, African oil palm, cocoa, açaí and citrus in Pará.

African oil palm in agroforestry systems is efficient and generates environmental services

In addition to recording higher yield per plant, AFS stored more carbon and recorded higher oil content per bunch

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

International specialists debate tropical agriculture

More than 20 specialists from several countries will meet online during the International Week of Tropical Agriculture (AgriTrop), between March 22 and 26, from 11a.m. to 2p.m. (Brasilia time). The...

Zein nanoparticles and eugenol and garlic essential oils can replace antibiotics in the treatment of fish diseases

Óleos essenciais derivados de plantas são candidatos promissores para substituir antibióticos e outros agentes quimioterápicos em aquicultura.

Brazilian flora has 46.9k native species, multi-institutional project finds

Brazilians are unaware of the wealth in Brazil's native flora, and even aficionados about the theme would be surprised to learn about the plant diversity that enriches all of the country's biomes:...

Project focuses on diversification by covering new lines of research with peppers

The development of new cultivars that feature better physicochemical and industrial traits and are suited for mechanized organic cultivation is the goal of ongoing project by Embrapa Vegetables.

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

Embrapa launches documentary on the production of fine Robusta coffee in Amazonian terroir

O documentário “Robustas Amazônicos - Aroma, sabor e histórias que vêm das Matas de Rondônia”, retrata a realidade de uma cafeicultura única, emblemática e sustentável. São quase 50 minutos de uma...

Brazil prepares actions to prevent entry of new race of fusarium wilt of bananas

Document instructs farmers about how to proceed to protect plantations from fungus already present in Colombia

Nanotechnology to detect water pollutants connects Embrapa and Colombian university

A nanotechnology-based project will connect Brazilian and Colombian researchers. They aim to synthesize and characterize different kinds of nanomaterials to apply them in systems to sense and...

New biopesticide uses two bacterial strains to control caterpillars

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

Scientists uses drones with sloping cameras to monitor cattle on pasture

Images at an angle expand pasture visuals, favor tracking, and reduce the number of flights

Brazilian soybean has technology to increase production without pressure for forest areas

The development of its own technologies allows Brazil, a world leader in soybean production, to sustainably produce the grain without putting pressure on forest areas, even considering the...

Article - Essential Oils Research at Embrapa

Embrapa inherited part of the tradition on essential oil (EO) research that was built decades earlier at the Institute of Agricultural Chemistry in Rio de Janeiro, initially focused on the...

Solidaridad Brasil develops joint work with yerba-mate in southern states of Brazil

Solidaridad Brasil is an organization from civil society that has been working in the development of production chains in dozens of countries for 50 years. Their work with yerba...

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Brazilian strains of fungi show potential to control white mold

New yerba mate cultivation system can produce up to 10 times more than the traditional one

Laser technology paves the way for green graphene

Artificial intelligence identifies diseased plants by simulating brain process

Bioinsecticide for whitefly control reaches the market