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7 | 05 | 2018 0

Plants may have a simple structure externally, consisting mainly of the stem, leaves, flowers and the roots. However, internally there is a whole world of complex mechanisms working together to carry out the different physiological activities. The main force driving plant growth is water. It is the main component of the plant, constituting up to […]

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27 | 03 | 2018 0

For many years Agronomists and Agricultural Engineers have tried to face the challenges of modern agriculture using the tools we thought we had at our disposal: the best selected seeds, the best commercial varieties, the best substrates or soil preparation, the latest advances in plant nutrition, all those phytosanitary weapons approved at our disposal and […]

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13 | 03 | 2018 0

Stoller Europe experience. Throughout last week, in the area of ​​Covilhã (Portugal) and specifically in the town of Orjais -where the nectarine plantation is located, whose pictures are attached -, “white” frosts occurred, caused by evaporation or convection, reaching temperatures as low as (-3.5) C. This type of frost damages the plant by taking advantage […]

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7 | 03 | 2018 0

Crops face a multitude of adverse situations throughout their growth cycle, with abiotic stress in general, and heat stress in particular, being an ever-growing determinant factor of annual production losses worldwide. It is estimated that by the year 2050, the global human population will grow until reaching 9.7 billion people. With the increasing population, food […]

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19 | 02 | 2018 0

Citrus production in Spain accounts for 5% of the world’s production, being the seventh country in importance, behind: China, Brazil, USA, Mexico and India. The percentage of surface area destined to this crop in Spain, is distributed as follows: 55.4% corresponds to the Valencian Community; 29.4% to Andalusia; 12.2% to Murcia and, finally, the remaining […]

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2 | 02 | 2018 0

One important mistake that people usually make, is thinking that plants are just sessile organisms that are green and produce the oxygen we breath. They are right in part, plants do produce oxygen through photosynthesis. However, they also do grow constantly, breath, move and “talk” to each other. How can plants be able to do […]

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19 | 01 | 2018 0

Looking at your garden, enjoying all the different colors and smells that the plants send out, did you ever imagine that these scents could be camouflaged messages? Say like, a message to attract pollinators to them? Plants just as other living beings, are able to communicate with each other and even with themselves. For a […]

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5 | 01 | 2018 4

Surely when we initially think about stress, plants do not come to mind. However, a curious fact is that plants are constantly stressed. In fact, if plants are not stressed then something is not right. Plants suffer from a wide range of different stress agents during their whole growth cycle. Starting from the moment the […]

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