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Scientists are creating a “super potato”, fortified with iron and zinc, in a bid to tackle malnutrition in developing countries. Potato is a staple crop in many parts of the world and researchers at the International Potato Centre (CIP) in Peru believe that a biofortified variety could have an important role to play in improving diets.

Agrofy News

The province of Mendoza is well known for its wines, but also for its great fruit production. But to be a power, this regional economy had to fight the main threat of crops: the mediterranean fruit fly. The Institute of Agricultural Health and Quality Mendoza (ISCAMEN) developed the autocidal method, that allows controlling the pest with the pest itself.

Agraria.pe

As a result of scientific studies execute during three agricultural campaigns, the National Institute of Agricultural Innovation (INIA)  identified a variety of purple corn with high yield potential and higher content of anthocyanins, a pigment that gives it its characteristic color and antioxidant properties.

The Telegraph

Scientists are creating a “super potato”, fortified with iron and zinc, in a bid to tackle malnutrition in developing countries. Potato is a staple crop in many parts of the world and researchers at the International Potato Centre (CIP) in Peru believe that a biofortified variety could have an important role to play in improving diets.

India Science Wire

Peanuts address nutritional demands in underdeveloped countries as they are a rich source of proteins and fatty acids.

Hoy en el TEC

The identification of the native flora of Costa Rica now has a new ally thanks to an application that will permit users to identify and know the characteristics of the plants of the country.