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Latest Research News on Abiotic Stresses : Nov 2020

Abiotic stress, the field environment and stress combination Farmers and breeders have long known that often it is the simultaneous occurrence of several abiotic stresses, rather than a particular stress condition, that is most lethal to crops. Surprisingly, the co-occurrence of different stresses is rarely addressed by molecular biologists that study plant acclimation. Recent studies…
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November 25, 2020 0

Latest Research News on Stem Cuttings : Nov 2020

Rooting of stem cuttings of Eucalyptus: A rooting inhibitor in adult tissue The available physiological evidence suggests that ontogenetic ageing of E. Grandis seedlings involves a direct and quantitative association between decreased rooting ability of stem cuttings and increased levels of a rooting inhibitor in the tissue forming the base of the cutting. As detected…
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November 20, 2020 0

Latest Research News on Fruit Crops : Nov 2020

Comparative mapping and marker-assisted selection in Rosaceae fruit crops The development of saturated linkage maps using transferable markers, restriction fragment length polymorphisms, and micro-satellites has provided a foundation for fruit tree genetics and breeding. A Prunus reference map with 562 such markers is available, and a further set of 13 maps constructed with a subset…
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November 19, 2020 0

Financing Strategy in the Agricultural Sector to Achieve Food Sovereignty through the Application of a Subsidy Policy to This Strategic Sector. Case: Mexico

The agri-food sector is one of the most competitive sectors in the Mexican economy, needing the flow of capital to ensure its profitability in order to grow business ventures. In this sense, 11 projects were analysed, identifying the key components that integrate the business projects, as well as two moments: the one before the operation,…
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November 14, 2020 0

Emphasizing Tanzania Development Bailout: A Focus on Improving Agricultural Production

This chapter aims to discuss measures that need to be employed to boost the agricultural production in country like Tanzania. The objective of the study is to assess the perception of agronomist on what do they consider to be barriers for agricultural improvement in Tanzania, and to propose solutions for the ultimate sustainable agriculture in…
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August 4, 2020 0

Contribution of Integrated Farming System for Livelihood Security of Tribal’s in Pachamalai Hill of Tiruchirappalli District, TN: Detailed Overview

Agriculture plays a significant role in Indian economy. Agriculture is an important sector of Indian economy as it contributes about 14% to the total GDP and provides employment to over 60% of the population. In India about 70 per cent of the rural households depend on agriculture. India population is equivalent to 17.7% of the…
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June 30, 2020 0

Latest Research News on Foliar Spray: Feb – 2020

Potassium Silicate as Foliar Spray and Rice Blast Control Silicon (Si) is understood as a “beneficial element” for plants. The direct and indirect benefits of the element for crops (especially grasses) are associated with resistance to diseases, pests, and drought. Since most studies were through with fertilizers applied to the soil, new studies on the…
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February 4, 2020 0

News Update on Pepper Production Research: Feb – 2020

Field evaluation of plant growth-promoting Rhizobacteria amended transplant mixes and soil solarization for tomato and pepper production in Florida Field trials were performed in Florida to guage tomato and pepper transplants amended with formulations of several plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) during a production system that included soil solarization. Transplants grown in five different formulations of…
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February 3, 2020 0

Using GIS to Assess the Contribution of Farming Activities towards Climate Change in the State of Mississippi

The study uses primary data, descriptive statistics, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and correlation analysis to analyze the contributions of farming activities to climate change in Mississippi between 1992 through 2002. This involved the assessment of methane emissions from rice cultivation in the state of Mississippi as well as the relationship between the levels of methane…
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January 31, 2020 0

Latest News on Salt Stress Research: Jan – 2020

Regulation of ion homeostasis under salt stress When under salt stress, plants maintain a high concentration of K+ and a coffee concentration of Na+ within the cytosol. they are doing this by regulating the expression and activity of K+ and Na+ transporters and of H+ pumps that generate the drive for transport. Although salt-stress sensors…
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January 24, 2020 0