The success of peppers lies in the fact that it is a crop with three consumption destinations: fresh peppers, paprika and canned peppers. It is a crop that has greatly increased its production in Spain, [...]
A very active and glorious edition of Fruit Attraction 2022, the fair that has become the main commercial tool of reference for the agricultural sector, has concluded. After a tough year marked by uncertainty, the [...]
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 [...]
There are only a few days left before the harvest of the Cultifort Clementina Precoz mandarin begins. In this article we describe the main characteristics of our clementine, discovered in Pego in 1998, from an [...]
The almond tree is generally considered a rustic crop, very tolerant to drought (Torrecillas et al., 1989), however, the producers are tremendously dependent on the supply of water and nutrients in order to obtain high [...]
FERKOLOR of Cultifort, applied in the maturation, favors the obtention of better quality of the fruits, with more sugar, better coloration and greater firmness. Ripening is the final phase of growth and development of the [...]
Do you know the benefits of silicon (Si) in agriculture? Reduces perspiration and water loss by plants, improving the water regime in drought conditions. Protects from the harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation and [...]
BACKGROUND Avocado exhibits rhythmic growth, with two or more shoots per year, alternating with short periods of rest. Growth fluxes can be vegetative or reproductive. Vegetative sprouting allows the tree to increase or renew its [...]
BACKGROUND Calcium (Ca) is an essential nutrient for plants. After being absorbed by the roots, it is transported via the xylem following the transpiration flow and is basically distributed by the same route to all [...]
The almond tree is a typical Mediterranean crop, adapting to very diverse edaphoclimatic conditions. It is capable of withstanding the high temperatures during the summer and the intense winter cold. It can survive long periods [...]
1.- The cultivation of the vine The vine is a characteristic species of the agricultural culture and landscape in most of the Spanish, peninsular and insular territory. In general, it is a sober plant, with [...]
The control of soil pathogens in intensive production systems is not a simple practice. Disinfection with chemical and non-chemical products is currently the most common practice for the control of soil pathologies in most horticultural [...]
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