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China: Bacterial fertilizer increases crop's quantity and quality

"Compared to normal fertilizer, microorganism bacterial fertilizer is the most natural and remarkable, because it is a biological fertilizer that combines different kinds of microorganisms and fermentation. It can improve the absorption of nutrition by the plant, and prevent plant diseases and insect pests,".....

Dr Louise Malone, NZ Plant & Food Research study:

'International markets increasingly interested in ecological impact of food production'

Dr Louise Malone recently led a Plant & Food Research study in NZ, comparing the biodiversity of modern, best-practice commercial apple orchards with organic orchards.“The results were good – surprisingly good,” she says. The survey of plants and 210,000 insects caught in traps in 15 Hawke’s Bay orchards.....

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How robots will feed the world

From environmental to economic, produce and floral growers continue to navigate a wave of challenges. One in particular — the shortage of labor — has emerged as the most concerning issue facing the industry today. To effectively tackle the crisis, small and large farms alike have begun to reshape their.....

AU: New technology really app-peeling to banana growers

The new Better Bunch app is a time-saving tool helping banana growers across North Queensland better manage their crops.It saves growers time by allowing them to record their on-farm practices while out on the farm and access their records, either by their mobile device or computer.So far the Better Bunch app.....

Italy: Forecasting and improving fruit grades

Irrigating only when and in just the quantities needed is a well-established concept, but now research is working on something new: irrigating according to the grade based on forecasting models. So far, tests have been carried out on apples and pears and have just started for kiwis.The groupThis was discussed.....

Locra and Pura

Chinese tech company Cydiance launches two new data tracking lines

Chinese tech company Cydiance will soon launch two new lines of real-time data monitoring devices, called the Locra and Pura line, which the company will distribute worldwide. Both lines will be launched at the end of the month.Locra and PuraThe Locra is a temperature data logger and real-time location.....