The current status of mechanization application in coffee cultivation(02/07/2020)

Coffee production includes cultivation activities such as weeding, spraying, watering, and fertilizing. According to the result of the Western Highlands Agriculture and Forestry Science Institute on surveying 150 coffee farmers, farmers apply mechanization in soil preparation and farming (tending, harvesting, post-harvest); 46.27% of surveyed farmers using machines to plow, cultivate and dig holes; 100% farmers do not apply mechanization in fertilization and shaping. Farmers mainly apply mechanization in weeding and…

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Study: All arabica derived from a single ancestral plant(19/03/2020)

A new study published today used modern genetics tools to trace the history of the Coffea arabica species, the most common and economically important commercial coffee crop species worldwide. Researchers confirmed the significantly likelihood that C. arabica derived from a single speciation event, a spontaneous coupling of individuals of two different species—Coffea canephora and Coffea eugenioides—that brought together the two genomes to create a new species. All C. arabica grown around the world today therefore originated from a single plant…

Fertilization and plant protection methods in the organic black pepper production(14/08/2019)

Nguyen Xuan Hoa (Ph.D) Division of Plant Protection      Black pepper is an important Vietnamese export product. For many years, Vietnam has always maintained the world’s number one position in the black pepper production and export. Currently, Vietnamese black pepper is present in more than 100 markets around the world. From 2018 up to now, black pepper price has been decreasing, affecting the Vietnam’s pepper industry. However, in the…

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