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According to the ”14. five-year plan” China plans to increase its research and development (R&D) spending by more than 7% per year. In fact, the increase in R&D expenditures from 0.7% of the annual gross national product (GNP) in 1995 to 2.2% in 2020 reveals China’s determination for development. Agriculture has always been one of… » read more

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In agricultural production, the tractor is the farmer’s right hand. Starting from the field plowing, it has taken on the towing of the trailer and water tanker as well as enabling the operation of many tools such as cultivator, disc harrow, sprayer, bucket, fertilizer spreader, bale, mowing, mobile milking and silage machine. In addition to… » read more

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Let’s consider blockchain technology as an application at the first stage. The technology in question makes use of artificial intelligence, image processing possibilities of a large number of data and a unique serial database technique. Readers may have heard of “bitcoin” system, which does not require a centralized management and where data is stored in… » read more

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The EU has rolled up its sleeves for new restrictions on pesticide use. It is aimed to reduce the use of pesticide by half as of 2030. Since Germen wheat producers apply fungicides more than twice a year to winter wheat (average treatment frequency 2019: 2.19), it can be easily predicted how pesticide use restrictions… » read more

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According to the latest estimates, the average temperature is expected to increase by 1.3 C0 by 2050 and 1.2 – 3.7 C0 by 2100. In addition to the increase in temperature, drought also negatively affects agriculture. For example, in the drought, the plant cannot fully develop and ripens early, as a result the yield drops.… » read more

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India is preparing for the announcement of two chickpea varieties developed in record time in four years by genome-supported plant breeding. In this first study of its kind, the genotypes in question are both drought tolerant and disease resistant. The varieties were developed in collaboration with the Agricultural Research Institute of India (IARI) and Raichur… » read more

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In an unexpected period, Russia announced that it has allocated a large amount of new breeding technologies (Literature). According to information from the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), the targets of this US $ 1.7 billion investment of have been set to develop 10 new varieties of gene-edited crops and animals by 2020 and another… » read more

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