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Whiteflies are threatening your tomatoes!

There are two primary types of whiteflies: Bemisa tabaci and Trialeurodes vaporaririum. While both can be harmful to crops, infestations with B. tabaci are considered more significant as they act as vectors for plant-pathogenic viruses. However, infections caused by T. vaporaririum are a common issue...

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Superabsorbents in Agriculture: Addressing Drought Challenges

As the world's population continues to expand, agriculture stands as a pivotal sector, driven by the escalating demand for food. However, this vital domain faces numerous challenges, notably the devastating impact of natural disasters like drought. This adversity not only affects farmers but also influences...

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Enhancing Crop Protection: 20 Highly Effective Pest-Repellent Plants

Agricultural products not only sustain human food requirements but also serve as vital resources for animals and various industries. However, the intrusion of harmful elements like insects, mites, and nematodes in fields, gardens, and greenhouses poses a significant threat to crop yields. These unwanted pests...

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Ensuring Compatibility of Fertilizers and Pesticides in Tank Mixing

In the world of agriculture, the practice of mixing various pesticides and fertilizers inside the sprayer tank has become quite common. There are several reasons behind this mixing, including time constraints, cost considerations, and the desire to enhance the effectiveness of these substances. However, it's...

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Leaves – Nutrients’ Window

While many farmers commonly send soil samples to the laboratory to assess nutrient deficiencies in their crops and formulate suitable nutrition programs, relying solely on soil tests may not suffice, especially when essential elements like phosphorus (P), potassium (K), calcium (Ca), and magnesium (Mg) are...

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Plant Stress: Understanding and Managing Abiotic Stress Challenges

Stress is an external condition that can seriously affect the growth, development and productivity of plants. There are two main categories of stress: biotic stress, caused by living organisms such as viruses and plant-eating (Phytophagous) organisms, and abiotic stress, caused by environmental factors such as...

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Trap, Detect, Control!

The fruit fly (Ceratitis Capitata), is an insect pest that poses major dangers to fruits and vegetables in temperate and warm areas, and is also a serious threat to fruit trees in addition to leaving farmers with significant losses. The plant hosts of this pest...

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Birds – Farmers’ Best Partner

They collect seeds from the field, pick berries off trees, and harbor pathogens. Birds are often depicted as a farmer’s worst enemy. However, a large number of bird species can be quite beneficial in the field, if given the chance to shine. How can birds...

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Purple Curing Bundles – Growing Eggplants

Most often purple, the spongy and absorbent eggplant fruit carries a multitude of beneficial health properties against diabetes, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome. How to grow your own purple curing bundles? We cover all the steps and requirements for a successful eggplant cultivation in this series....

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Protect your Buds, Preserve your Crop

Have you ever experienced disappointment due to the dropping of the buds and flowers of your plants? If so, this article is your key to preserve your produce and avoid the falling of flowers. What are the reasons behind stunted plant growth and how to...

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