Soil biodiversity

Soil biodiversity

Soil biodiversity refers to the variety and abundance of living organisms found within the soil ecosystem. It refers to the relationship of soil to biodiversity…
Industrial Agriculture

Industrial Agriculture

Industrial agriculture refers to large-scale, intensive farming practices that use contemporary technology, machinery, and chemicals to increase food productivity and efficiency. It is a type…
Agricultural Marketing

Agricultural Marketing

Agricultural marketing is the process of selling agricultural products from farm to consumer. It includes the services required to move an agricultural product from the…
Agribusiness

Agribusiness

Agribusiness refers to the commercial operations associated with the production, processing, and marketing of agricultural goods and services. It refers to the industry, companies, and…
Food from Urban Agriculture has a Carbon Footprint Six Times that of Conventional Crops

Food from Urban Agriculture has a Carbon Footprint Six Times that of Conventional Crops

According to a recent international study sponsored by the University of Michigan, fruits and vegetables cultivated in urban farms and gardens have a carbon footprint…
Soil Biomantle

Soil Biomantle

The phrase “soil biomantle” often refers to the uppermost layer of soil that is influenced by living organisms and their activities. It can be described…
Electronic ‘Soil’ improves Growth of Crops

Electronic ‘Soil’ improves Growth of Crops

When barley seedlings’ root systems are electrically stimulated using a new cultivation substrate, they grow 50% faster on average. Link√∂ping University researchers developed an electrically…
Maize was successful due to its Heterogeneous Origin

Maize was successful due to its Heterogeneous Origin

Maize, usually known as corn, is an American cereal grain with a rich history of cultivation and modification. Maize is one of the most extensively…
Extreme Rainfall increases Agricultural Fertilizer Runoff; Conservation Methods can Help

Extreme Rainfall increases Agricultural Fertilizer Runoff; Conservation Methods can Help

Nutrient runoff from agricultural production is a major source of water contamination in the United States, and climate change, which causes extreme weather events, is…
Vertically Grown Greens Taste just as wonderful as Organic Greens

Vertically Grown Greens Taste just as wonderful as Organic Greens

Consumers are skeptical of the flavor of vertically grown greens. However, a rigorous taste test found that greens grown vertically and without soil are equally…
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