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Agronomy

The science of soil management for producing crops destined for food, feed, fibre and fuel.

agronomy

the study of the cultivation of field crops, with particular emphasis on improving their productivity and qualitative features.
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We look forward to integrating our satellite imagery and machine learning technologies with Indigo's deep agronomic expertise and their fast-growing, farm-scale databases to help farmers sustainably feed the planet.
class="MsoNormalGREEN REVOLUTION class="MsoNormalWith food security as a key pillar in the Big Four' agenda for sustainable development, deliberate action to support adoption of early-maturing drought-, pest- and disease-tolerant varieties and the use of good agronomic practices, policy and capacity support to increase the use of inputs like fertiliser and other soil fertility approaches, increasing mechanisation and expanding irrigation are required.
Iran exported 1.1 million tons of horticultural products, worth $2.208 billion, 2.9 million tons of agronomics, worth $1.125 million, 558,000 tons of livestock, worth $754 million and 90,000 tons of fishery products, worth $327 million in the 10-month period, according to Bakhshandeh.
Leone, "Environmental and agronomic evaluation of containerized substrates developed from sewage sludge compost for ornamental plant production," Acta Horticulturae, vol.
Mohammad Akmal, Chairman, Department of Agronomy at University of Agriculture, Peshawar in his address also endorsed the value of embracing modern technology and moving towards high yielding hybrid corn seeds and the need for farmers to understand the necessary agronomic practices to reap full benefit.
The agronomic performance such as the flowering days (121.60), days to maturity (151.20), plant height (119.80 cm), panicle length (34.80 cm), fertile grain per panicle (151.40), 1000 grain weight (32.67 g) and grain yield per plant (76.73 g) were higher at 25degC temperature compared to the ambient and 20degC temperature.
The focus on agronomic resilience complements key activity conducted by AHDB's Market Intelligence and Business Development teams, looking at managing both cost and price risks.
As we celebrate our 40th anniversary this year, Servi-Tech has been (and remains) a cooperatively owned agronomic firm and lab testing company with 63 farmer-owned cooperatives as Common Stockholders.
Combining FA phytoremediation with agronomic biofortification is a very important issue because Fe, Zn, and Se deficiencies are not only serious public health issues, but also important soil constraints to crop production.
US-based fertiliser maker Koch Agronomic Services, LLC said that one of its subsidiaries has purchased the biological research and development business of Mendel Biotechnology, Inc.
Activities include agronomic biofortification of food crops with micronutrients to reduce human and animal malnutrition and disease; conducting agronomic field, glasshouse and growth chamber trials; establishment and management of international nutrition programs, in particular those based on improved micronutrient and vitamin delivery via food systems; development of functional foods.
Congratulating his outstanding achievements are Hon John Mutorwa, the Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Ms Sirkka Iileka, the deputy chairperson of the Namibia Agronomic Board, and Mr Shali Ashindume from Agribank.