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CORROSION CONTROL IN THE FERTILIZER INDUSTRY

The growing awareness of fertilisersʼ pivotal role in modern agriculture and food production has been driven by a parallel, rapid development of chemistry and the chemical industry. Corrosion is a worldwide crucial problem that strongly affects sulfuric, phosphoric, nitric, and hydrochloric; strong bases: soda ash, caustic soda, and ammonia; and …

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TIMOREX GOLD® EFFECTIVE AGAINST BLACK SIGATOKA

Black Sigatoka, known as black leaf streak, a disease caused by Mycosphaerella fijiensis Morelet, and considered the most destructive and costly disease in banana production, leads to the use of up to 70 synthetic fungicide sprays per year. Fortunately, today there are alternative, innovative and sustainable products to control a …

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The Stockton Group and Syngenta have entered into a global development and distribution agreement for a new biofungicide technology

Syngenta will market a new biofungicide technology based on tea tree oil in Ornamentals in Europe, Latin America, Asia, North America and Africa June 2016 – The Stockton Group (STK), a leader in innovative botanical based crop protection has signed a major agreement with Syngenta as the exclusive global distributor …

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Watermelon varieties of Origin Seed Company

Interview following an open day at the Ayn Tamar fields at which new watermelon varieties were displayed. OriGene Seeds was founded by Dr. Eyal Vardi in 2004. It develops and sells innovative hybrid vegetable seeds excelling in quality, taste, flavour, uniformity, high nutrition values and shelf life, which are also high yield and …

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Israel’s Avocado Industry – Overview

 Approximately 7,000 hectares and an expected yield of almost 100,000 tons of fruit. Growing areas: Along the Coastal Plain from Rosh Hanikra in the North down to the Gaza belt district. In addition, orchards may be seen in Israel’s hinterland such as the Jordan Valley and the Upper Galilee (Eastern Valleys). The percentage of avocado growing along …

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“Snacks Vegetables” a Hot and Healthy New Trend

seeds in Israel and has now joined western world trends in developing “Snacks vegetables instead of fast food snacks”. The Company devotes considerable effort in developing mini-size vegetable varieties such as cucumbers and peppers for this growing market. The trend, which began with cherry tomatoes, continues with the development of sweet and …

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The Stockton Group and Yeda Research and Development Company Ltd. sign an extension to their joint research agreement

June 2016 – Stockton Israel (STK), a leader in innovative botanical based crop protection signed an extension to its joint research agreement with Yeda Research and Development Company Ltd., for the joint research with Prof. Assaf Aharoni’s Plant Sciences laboratory. The agreement includes an option for an exclusive, royalty bearing …

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How LED lighting treatments affect greenhouse tomato quality

IMAGE: Tomato plants received supplemental lighting from high-pressure sodium lamps or from intracanopy (IC) LEDtowers. Results showed that tomato quality was largely unaffected by the type of light treatment. view moreCredit: Photo courtesy of Michael Dzakovich.   WEST LAFAYETTE, IN – To satisfy increasing consumer demand for locally grown, fresh tomatoes during off-seasons, …

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A New Israeli Apple “Snow White”

A new apple called Snow White was launched after seven years of research, in the North of Israel. The Snow White apple was developed over seven years by Northern Research and Development (Northern R&D) of the Jewish National Fund (JNF) and the R&D Association of the Galil region. The apple was …

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Syngenta to sell vegetable seed division

Syngenta announced this morning that it plans to divest its global vegetables seeds business. “I hope this process will give the shareholders confidence in the underlying value of the company and support our clear view in rejecting the Monsanto proposals,” CFO John Ramsay told The Wall Street Journal. Ramsay said …

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NRGene Delivers Emmer Wheat Genome in One Month

Completed Wheat Genome Accelerates Global Research to Deliver Better Wheat Seeds Ness Ziona, Israel August 3, 2015 – NRGene has mapped the complete Emmer wheat genome in one month, significantly accelerating global research into crop improvement. “The repercussions of the mapping will be felt around the world,” said Assaf Distelfeld, …

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THE TASTE OF NATURE

A MADAGASIKARA FIRM WHO DISTRIBUTES EVERYWHERE IN THE WORLD NATURAL AND ORGANIC PRODUCTS OF EXCELLENT QUALITY AND GENUINE CRAFT FROM MADAGASCAR.   “OUR MOTTO”: “RESPECT, PROTECTION AND PRESERVATION OF THE ENVIRONMENT” IS REFLECTED IN OUR LOGO WHICH MEANS “OUR SUSTAINABLE WORLD”  WE COLLABORATE WITH ASSOCIATIONS, PROFESSIONAL GROUPS AND FIRMS THAT …

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Dagan – 20 Years of Experience in China

Dagan’s crops and aquaculture technology is making progress in China under the “Dagan 20” strategy. In its new strategy, “Dagan 2020”, Dagan places China highly on its agenda.   With its diversified topo-climate and markets, China needs innovative and environmentally friendly agricultural production systems and Dagan is there to offer just that …

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Packaging R.O.P. Innovates for Longer Shelf Life

International organizations place food loss at about 30% of production globally. This amounts to a staggering 1.3 billion tons of food that is wasted annually around the world. This is a shameful level of waste, especially in today’s world where there are populations suffering hunger and resources are scarce. Minimizing …

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New Cinderella Pumpkin from the Arava

Ein Yahav is happy to introduce the new Cinderella pumpkin, a fairy tale inspired breed. The new pumpkin introduces a new taste, that stands out from existing pumpkin flavors, and a long shelf life. For this reason the pumpkin can serve as decoration until it is eaten. According to Rami …

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