Broccoli Farming Articles

  • EPA Reverses Ban on Chlorpyrifos

    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that it is not yet ready to ban the use of chlorpyrifos on food crops, despite growing concerns from lawmakers and members of the public regarding its safety. The chemical – which is an organophosphate insecticide – is primarily used to control foliage and soil borne insect pests on food and feed ...

    By UL - The WERCS

  • A Good Handling Of Ethylene Could Allow Preservation At Higher Temperatures

    Ethylene handling would allow storage of non-climacteric products at temperatures higher than recommended. A scientific paper recently published (1) quantifies the relationship between ethylene concentration, temperature and post-harvest life of different non-climacteric vegetables (pak choi, broccoli, mint and green beans). ...

    By Bioconservacion SA

  • Brassica protection products – case study

    Brassica Protection Products LLC (BPP) is a successful marketer of broccoli-based antioxidant ingredients to food and dietary supplement makers. BPP was established in 1996 to license technological innovations discovered by researchers at Johns Hopkins University. By 2000, BPP was facing challenges meeting its production and supply requirements. The company had demand that exceeded its ability to ...

    By POS Bio-Sciences

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