Animal ProductionCrop ProtectionGFIA Exhibitor 2014Soil HealthSupplier

Planet Horizons Technologies SA

Alternative or associated name: Website address: http://www.planethorizons.com Email: info@planethorizons.com Tel: +41 27 480 30 35 Fax: +41 27 480 30 36 Head office: Sierre, Switzerland PHT is a Swiss-based company that is at the forefront of physical water treatment technology. Present in many economic sectors, PHT has focused in recent …

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Koppert Biological Systems

Alternative or associated name: Website address: http://www.koppert.com Email: info@koppert.com Tel: +31 10 514 0444 Fax: Head office: Berkel en Rodenrijs, Netherlands Koppert Biological Systems Clean and safe cultivation for a healthy future Koppert Biological Systems has been supplying sustainable solutions for the professional cultivation of vegetables, fruit and ornamental crops …

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Crop ProtectionGFIA Exhibitor 2014R&DSoil Health

International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology

Alternative or associated name: ICIPE Website address: http://www.icipe.org Email: icipe@icipe.org Tel: +254 20 863 2000 Fax: +254 20 863 2001 Head office: Nairobi, Kenya Established in Kenya in 1970, icipe recognises that the mainly developing countries in the tropics had special problems that were not being adequately addressed by scientists …

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Gulf Perlite LLC

Alternative or associated name: Website address: http://www.uaeperlite.com/ Email: info@uaeperlite.com Tel: +971 56 123 5248 Fax: Head office: Dubai, UAE Gulf Perlite LLC manufactures and supplies one of the world’s premium expanded Perlite for Agricultural, Hydroponics, Constructional & Cryogenic applications. Our state-of-the-art factory in Techno Park, Jebel Ali serves the entire …

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Study shows how farmers and consumers differ in their understanding of sustainable agriculture
Crop ProtectionNEWS

Study shows how farmers and consumers differ in their understanding of ‘sustainable agriculture’

BASF Farm Perspectives Study interviewed farmers and consumers in seven countries: topics include sustainable farming, food production methods and future trends in agriculture. Source: BASF Across the globe, a majority of consumers (81%) and farmers (78%) say they care a lot about sustainability in agriculture. However, the two groups have …

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BiodiversityCrop ProtectionNEWS

Climate-smart agriculture global research agenda: scientific basis for action

Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) addresses the challenge of meeting the growing demand for food, fibre and fuel, despite the changing climate and fewer opportunities for agricultural expansion on additional lands. Effective work in CSA will involve stakeholders, address governance issues, examine uncertainties, incorporate social benefits with technological change, and establish climate …

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Narrowing the rice yield gap
Crop ProtectionSoil Health

Narrowing the rice yield gap in East and Southern Africa

Rice plays a pivotal role in household food security and national economies in sub-Saharan Africa. But the productivity of smallholder farms is already low; and it is threatened by climate change, water shortage and soil degradation. Authors: Nhamo Nhamo, Jonne Rodenburg, Negussie Zenna, Godswill Makombe, Ashura Luzi-Kihupi. Source: Agricultural Systems …

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