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Pests, Disease & Deficiencies
Pests, Disease & Deficiencies

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Electromagnetic tech for plant health

Bacteria and microorganisms are serious threats to crop health. Herbicides, pesticides and various other treatments are used in an attempt to protect plants, but a company in Denmark has developed a different technique.

The ‘Aqua-Hort’ machine is developed by Danish... (More)

Sustainable agricultural mulch

Agricultural mulch can help farmers regulate soil temperature, reduce weeds, and minimize water loss. However, the plastic in commonly-used agricultural mulch can degrade soil and water quality. The microplastics can even enter the food chain.

In a new study in... (More)

Easy soil pH testing for healthier plants

Knowing the pH level of soil, which indicates its acidity or alkalinity, is crucial to getting the best out of crops; it determines how organic matter is broken down to provide nutrients to the plants and even affects the incidence... (More)

Potash for productive planting

Proper fertilization of crops is critical in achieving their full potential, and maintaining the soil to ensure future success. Potash – nutrient forms of the element potassium – is key to soil nutrition and, thus, plant health and production. Potash... (More)