The green bean is a legume with ample potential for human consumption due to its dual use, both the grain and the pod, and its high protein content. Additionally, part of its production is marketed [...]
Cucumber is currently one of the most popular vegetables in many countries and of significant economic importance in Spain, being the third most important crop in Almería, with an approximate area of 5,600 hectares in [...]
Powdery mildew is one of the most important and widespread diseases in horticultural crops in southern Spain. This disease is commonly found in cucurbit and solanaceous crops, specifically in cucumber, watermelon, tomato and bell pepper [...]
The global demand for pistachio is increasing due to the proliferation of multiple products in the cosmetic industry and its nutritional value within balanced diets. Its high demand and low production makes it a strategic [...]
No matter how much care we take of our crops, they will not always be in optimum condition. There are a series of conditions that will affect them, producing stress situations. Like all living beings, [...]
Most of the Spanish provinces dedicate some surface to the cultivation of melons (Cucumis melo L.) either in rainfed or irrigated land. It is a spring-summer crop, highly appreciated especially in the warmer months, but [...]
Deciduous species differ from other species in that they have a period of dormancy in winter. In practical terms, it can be observed that in late autumn the trees begin to show yellow leaves, which [...]
Every December 31st, on New Year's Eve, tradition makes time stand still in thousands of homes and, with great expectation, silence is made to hear the metallic lament of bells that mark the birth of [...]
During this time of year the climatic conditions make it difficult to manage our crops. The temperatures are lower, the days are shorter, with fewer hours of light, the rainfall is more frequent, etc. This [...]
Cucurbits are a family of plants of great ethnobotanical importance. They occupy the second place in Spain and Europe in terms of horticultural production. Specifically, Almería is the region with the largest greenhouse vegetable production [...]
Strawberry, whose name comes from the Latin word fragas, is a rosaceae from the gender Fragaria whose species found spread on templated and sub-tropical zones. The thick strawberry cultivated today has been recognized as an [...]
Red fruits are very healthy and are characterized by their high antioxidant capacity thanks to their composition and especially to their content in polyphenols (a topic that we already addressed in previous Cultinews https://www.cultifort.com/mejora-el-contenido-polifenolico-con-faskolor/ ). [...]
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