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AU: Scientists put the squeeze on avocados so you don't have to
Professor Daryl Joyce and his research team from the University of Queensland in Gatton have been tracking avocados from the packing sheds all the way to kitchens to find the cause of bruising."We were able to rule out everything up to the point of the ripening process," he said."We placed an instrumented.....
Drones could grow to $11 billion industry by 2024
Love them or hate them, drones are here to stay — at least for the foreseeable future. A new report detailing the growth of the drone industry finds that over the next 10 years, the amount of money spent annually on drones and their accompanying technologies will likely double worldwide.An estimated $6.4.....
French company launches fruit boxes delivered to offices
Befruits delivers boxes of fruits to companies in France for healthy and vitamin rich snacks that can be eaten in the workplace. A fashionable way to have a banana at work. Befruits is based in Provence and is an innovative concept that echoes the fashion of well-being in the workplace. Most of their.....
Kale used in nail polish
Health fanatics can now have kale in their food, as well as on their nails. A fashion from America, kale has recently appeared in France and is recognised for its energising, anti-toxin and low-caloric qualities. The cosmetic industry is using these qualities in Nails inc. nail polishes in their range of 6.....
How to charge your phone with apples and potatoes
Intrigued Londoners looked on last week as a smartphone's battery was charged by a strange contraption made of 800 apples and potatoes connected with hundreds of nails and lengths of copper wire.The art installation was created outside the Westfield shopping centre in Shepherd’s Bush, essentially just a.....
Anti-insect nets in France to fight strawberry pests
Insect proof netting is being tested to see if it can protect against Drosophila suzukii fly attacks. The first results show that they could be interesting for protecting sheltered strawberries. One month early compared to last year and the Drosophila suzukii fly is already present in tunnel grown.....
New tool for improvement of Brazilian grapes
The Brazilian Enterprise for Agricultural Research (Embrapa) has launched SISALERT, a warning system that reports the threat of mildew and powdery mildew; two of the diseases raising the greatest concerns amongst grape growers of the São Francisco river valley, which will no longer require a weekly schedule.....
Expansion of experimental French greenhouses
The CTIFL (Interprofessional Technical Centre for Fruit and Vegetables) in Carquefou (Loire-Atlantique) has expanded their experimental station by 3,000m2 of 7m high greenhouses dedicated to tomato and cucumber growing. The new equipment costed €2.2 million, of which €625,000 is from the Regional Council of.....
Savoy cabbage chips goes on the market for the first time
Two young men from Hamburg, Germany have introduced Savoy cabbage crisps to the market. This healthy snack has been accepted by German supermarkets in record time. On top of this, these young inventors are planning even more vegetable snacks. Aryan Moghaddam, 26, is the founder of 'Heimatgut', the.....
First: Cucumber cultivation project in Qatar desert
Bio-engineeres from Qatar want to build a greenhouse complex, that could produce as many vegetables as European greenhouses, in the middle of the desert as part of the 'Sahara Forest Project' (SFP). The test greenhouse uses seawater to cool the building and it should be able to produce a harvest three times.....
The benefits of using different coloured shading nets
Shade nets came into use about a decade ago to protect agricultural crops from the elements. Recently, it was discovered that the use of coloured networks improves the quality of the fruit and protects them from pests.Over a decade ago, plantations in the Sea of Galilee and the Negev were.....
Indoor vegetable factories in Japan
A new indoor farming technique is growing in Japan, and on the 2nd of July the largest production factory of its kind opened in Miyagi. The technique was developed by the Mirai company. Such farming means that producers no longer rely on the weather, plants grow faster, do not need pesticides and can be.....
Anton Filippo, LBP Rotterdam:
"Demand for ripened stone fruit, kiwis and persimmon takes flight"
LBP Rotterdam recently announced it was going to extend its capacity with another eight ripening cells. These new ripening chambers, which have been realised by Van Kempen Koudetechniek will be ready halfway through this month. "Ripening avocados and mangos has become normal over the years, but we are.....
AU: Vegetable farm helps nurture robotic success
The developer of a farm robot recently trialled in Cowra has been awarded "Researcher of the Year" by the Australian Vegetable Industry's peak body.Ausveg named University of Sydney robotics expert Professor Salah Sukkarieh researcher of the year for his work on intelligent farm robots, in particular the.....