Agronomy
Agronomy is the science and technology of producing and using plants for food, fuel, fibre, and land reclamation. Agronomy encompasses work in the areas of plant genetics, plant physiology, meteorolog...
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HOMEMADE FERTILIZER FROM KITCHEN SCRAPS
3 Ingredient Kitchen Scrap Fertilizer. How to Improve your garden soil from kitchen scraps A compost heap is a great way to recycle kitchen waste and improve...
Moving Manure Beyond Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Manure management is serious business for a meat-hungry world. A single cow, depending on its size, can generate between 43 and 120 pounds of manure a day. Cow manure can be a low-cost fertilizer for ...
Material Inspired By Nature Could Turn Water Into Fuel
Scientists have theoretically designed a new material that could help supply the world with clean energy by turning water into fuel, using just the power of the sun. Chemists at the University of Read...
Quantum Physics Meets Genetic Engineering
Nature has had billions of years to perfect photosynthesis, which directly or indirectly supports virtually all life on Earth. In that time, the process has achieved almost 100 percent efficiency in t...
How Tiny Plankton Brighten The Clouds Over Southern Ocean
Scientists have used NASA satellite data to determine why clouds are more reflective in the Southern Ocean than in other regions. Researchers have uncovered findings in the Southern Ocean that reaffir...
Spectrum Of Life: Nonphotosynthetic Pigments Could Be Biosignatures Of Life On Other Worlds
To find life in the universe, it helps to know what it might look like. If there are organisms on other planets that do not rely wholly on photosynthesis — as some on Earth do not — how might those wo...
Ocean's Hidden World Of Plankton Revealed In 'Enormous Database'
The hidden world of the ocean's tiniest organisms has been revealed in a series of papers published in the journal Science. An international team has been studying samples of plankton collected during...
Growing food
We eat different fruits and vegetables every dag. We buy these foods mostly in the supermarket, where they are cleaned and very pretty to look at. What we don’t see is the growing process of these pla...
Tiny Green Bug May Be First Photosynthetic Animal
Pea aphids may have an unprecedented ability to harvest sunlight, and use the energy for metabolic purposes. It would make it the only species of animal known to have photosynthesis-like powers.
Photosynthesis
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Apr 3, 2012 ... Paul Andersen explains the process of photosynthesis by which plants and algae can convert carbon dioxide into useable sugar. He begins ...
Plant breeding
Plant breeding is the art and science of changing the traits of plants in order to produce desired characteristics. Plant breeding can be accomplished through many different techniques ranging from s...
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Agricultural soil science
Agricultural soil science is a branch of soil science that deals with the study of edaphic conditions as they relate to the production of food and fiber. In this context, it is also a constituent of ...
Theoretical production ecology
Theoretical production ecology tries to quantitatively study the growth of crops. The plant is treated as a kind of biological factory, which processes light, carbon dioxide, water and nutrients into ...
Agroecology
Agroecology is the study of ecological processes that operate in agricultural production systems. The prefix agro- refers to agriculture. Bringing ecological principles to bear in agroecosystems can s...
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Agroforestry
Agroforestry or agro-sylviculture is a land use management system in which trees or shrubs are grown around or among crops or pastureland.It combines agricultural and forestry technologies to create m...
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BBCH-scale
The BBCH-scale is a scale used to identify the phenological development stages of a plant. A series of BBCH-scales have been developed for a range of crop species. Phenological development stages of...
Crop
A crop is any cultivated plant, fungus, or alga that is harvested for food, clothing, livestock fodder, biofuel, medicine, or other uses. In contrast, animals that are raised by humans are called live...
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List of culinary vegetables
This is a list of plants that have a culinary role as vegetables. "Vegetable" can be used in several senses, including culinary, botanical and legal. This list includes botanical fruits such as pumpki...
List of culinary vegetables - Wikipedia
Fertilizer
A fertilizer (or fertiliser in British English) is any material of natural or synthetic origin (other than liming materials) that is applied to soils or to plant tissues (usually leaves) to supply one...
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Irrigation
Irrigation is the artificial application of water to the land or soil. It is used to assist in the growing of agricultural crops, maintenance of landscapes, and revegetation of disturbed soils in dry ...
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Seed
A seed is an embryonic plant enclosed in a protective outer covering called the seed coat, usually with some stored food. It is a characteristic of spermatophytes (gymnosperm and angiosperm plants) an...
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