Ecological production, also called biological or organic, is an agri-food production and management system that combines the best environmental practices together with a high level of biodiversity and the preservation of natural resources, as well [...]
The agricultural sector of Almeria is preparing to start its autumn campaign with the planting of peppers, cucumbers, zucchini, aubergines and tomatoes, crops that constitute the base of this important producing area. The province has [...]
The sweet potato or sweet potato is a crop which originates in the South American tropical zone and belongs to the Convolvulaceae family. After the conquest of the American continent, its cultivation spread to other [...]
Historically, since the Phoenicians, the olive harvest was carried out in the months of December and January, when the fruit offered the highest fat yield. We have come a long way since then and numerous [...]
Good agricultural practice: efficient use of irrigation water Water can be considered as the most important natural resource. It is the most abundant liquid on Earth and is a fundamental and irreplaceable element not only [...]
With the arrival of heat, it is very important that we pay attention to the different fattening treatments of the fruit, which we must consider in order to obtain a major improvement in the results [...]
If we want to boost earlier ripening in industrial’s tomatoes and peppers, it is essential that we ensure using a quality, safe product, that provides everything necessary to achieve an adequate improvement without spoiling the [...]
So far, more than 70 chemical elements have been found in plants as part of their mineral composition, some in greater proportion than others, however, just because they are present in the plant does not [...]
Cannabis sativa L. is an annual herbaceous plant belonging to the Cannabaceae family characterised by cannabinoid compounds, the most relevant of which are tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which has a psychoactive effect, and cannabidiol (CBD). It includes [...]
The spring-summer season is perfect for those vegetables or vegetable species that need hours of sunshine and temperatures typical of these months of the year for their cultivation. Among the most cultivated vegetables during these [...]
Do you know what olive leaf spot, grapevine mildew, cereal rust, Monilinia, and the ocher spot of the almond tree, and Alternaria, Botrytis or mottle have in common in various crops? All are diseases caused [...]
Within world horticulture, tomato cultivation is established as one of the main productive alternatives. The tomato is a vegetable that has a high genetic diversity, with countless varieties with different appearance, color and flavor. This [...]
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