• • • Productivity of pea-oats mixture as influences by mineral nutrition on meadow-chernozem in Eastern Trans-Baikal

• • • Productivity of pea-oats mixture as influences by mineral nutrition on meadow-chernozem in Eastern Trans-Baikal Oats mixtures for green fodder are highly valuable in Eastern Trans-Baikal. Oats is widely spread due to its good adaptability to cultivation area. Sowing pea-oats mixtures in the end of crop rotations is…

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• • • Secretary Perdue Issues USDA Statement on Plant Breeding Innovation

• • • Secretary Perdue Issues USDA Statement on Plant Breeding Innovation U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today issued a statement providing clarification on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) oversight of plants produced through innovative new breeding techniques which include techniques called genome editing. Under its biotechnology regulations,…

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• • • Effect of biostimulators on grain legume crop productivity in the Middle Volga Region

• • • Effect of biostimulators on grain legume crop productivity in the Middle Volga Region Since the level of mineral fertilization decreased, testing biostimulators effect on crop productivity is of great value. Crop productivity, depending on seed pretreatment, made up: pea — 1.85–2.04 t ha-1; chickpea — 1.47–1.62 t…

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• • • Precision farming tech attracts Russian-Belarusian investment

• • • Precision farming tech attracts Russian-Belarusian investment AgroDroneGroup, a resident startup of the Skolkovo Foundation that uses drones and computer software to closely monitor the condition of soil and crops, has raised 25 million rubles ($440,000) in investment from the Russian-Belarusian Venture Investment Fund (RBFVI). The company, whose…

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• • • Mixture productivity of bird’s-foot trefoil and common timothy on strongly acid soil under variable cutting regimes

• • • Mixture productivity of bird’s-foot trefoil and common timothy on strongly acid soil under variable cutting regimes The experiment tested regimes of sward cutting for grass mixture of birdʼs-foot trefoil and common timothy in the period from 2012 to 2015. It took place on sod-podzolic soil with medium…

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