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  • Accumulation of contaminants of emerging concern in food crops, part two: Plant distribution

    Accumulation of contaminants of emerging concern in food crops, part two: Plant distribution

    Arid agricultural regions often turn to using treated wastewater (reclaimed water) for irrigation of food crops. Concerns arise, however, when considering the potential for persistent contaminants of emerging concern (CECs) to accumulate into plants intended for human consumption. This work examined the accumulation of a suite of nine CECs into two representative food crops, lettuce and ...

  • Irrigation and Nutrition

    Mike, our Agronomist, was recently asked a few questions about irrigation and nutrition for a magazine. What quality parameters can be influenced (fruit size, flavour, firmness, shelf life, ...

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  • History and distribution of nuts

    History and distribution of nuts

    The violent growth of the family Juglandaceae dates back to the Palaeogene period. This fact shows the greatness and uncommonness of this plant. On the territory of Southwest France archaeologists have found petrified shells of nuts that were ...

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