Lupine (botanical name Lupinus mutabilis) is an edible plant that has been cultivated for centuries in the high Andes of South America; it is also known as lupine, chocho, tarwi or altramuz.
A new method that allows detecting in half an hour the fungus that threatens the world banana plantation was successfully applied in Colombia and the Philippines, and although it has not yet been commercially developed, the information is already available to those who want to apply it.
Providing seeds with a protective coating that also supplies essential nutrients to the germinating plant could make it possible to grow crops in otherwise unproductive soils, according to new research at MIT. A team of engineers has coated seeds with silk that has been treated with a kind of bacteria that naturally produce a nitrogen ferti
Scientists from Skoltech have trained neural networks to evaluate and predict the plant growth pattern taking into account the main influencing factors and propose the optimal ratio between the nutrient requirements and other growth-driving parameters.
With a 49% share in the global oil and soybean flour market, for 20 years, Argentina has been leading exports of these specialties.