Tag: EMBRAPA

Embrapa teams with DowDuPont’s agri arm to enhance Brazilian crops

Embrapa teams with DowDuPont’s agri arm to enhance Brazilian crops

May 24, 2018 |

In Brazil, Embrapa and Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, signed an agreement to conduct leading-edge research to enhance the competitiveness and sustainability of Brazilian farming. The research will focus on genomics to improve the pest and drought tolerance of crops, enhance the post-harvest quality of agricultural products and minimize the environmental impact of farming. […]

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EMBRAPA says bioenergy could increase six-fold without rainforest damage

EMBRAPA says bioenergy could increase six-fold without rainforest damage

November 17, 2014 |

In Brazil, EMBRAPA says that the country can boost its bioenergy production enough to achieve its goals by converting just 20% to 30% of the 50 million hectares the agency says is available, without having to encroach on rainforest areas. That would increase crop area under production for bioenergy by six-fold.  

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Embrapa, Evogene ink research collab to improve castor oil cultivation in Brazil

Embrapa, Evogene ink research collab to improve castor oil cultivation in Brazil

October 20, 2014 |

In Brazil, the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa), and Evogene signed a joint research agreement for the advancement of castor cultivation in Brazil. The cooperation will primarily focus on technologies for controlling castor-specific diseases as well as practices for castor cultivation in rotation with soybean. The global market for castor oil has tightened over the […]

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ICRAF signs cooperation agreement with Embrapa

ICRAF signs cooperation agreement with Embrapa

September 23, 2014 |

In Brazil, cooperation agreement signed between the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa) in Brasilia builds on a longstanding relationship between the two institutions. Ravi Prabhu, ICRAF deputy director general for research, said Embrapa’s agricultural research is internationally renowned, and “this MoU opens up great possibilities for collaboration between ICRAF and […]

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Petrobras teams with Embrapa to develop temperate cane for ethanol in south

Petrobras teams with Embrapa to develop temperate cane for ethanol in south

July 16, 2014 |

In Brazil, Petrobras is teaming with Embrapa to develop sugarcane varieties that will be successful in temperate climates, especially in Rio Grande do Sul state with the aim of producing ethanol there. Currently that state imports 100% of its ethanol consumption from other states.  

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Petrobras to invest $2.33M in EMBRAPA research for Rio Grande do Sul

Petrobras to invest $2.33M in EMBRAPA research for Rio Grande do Sul

December 2, 2013 |

In Brazil, Petrobras has signed a $2.33 million research deal with EMBRAPA to develop better cane varieties for Rio Grande do Sul state and develop efficient production systems to allow the region to participate in ethanol production. The agreement includes technical support from ANP’s research arm Cenpes and will be funded by Petrobras.

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“USDA asks White House to approve sugar-for-ethanol program.”

“USDA asks White House to approve sugar-for-ethanol program.”

April 9, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: USDA asks White House to approve sugar-for-ethanol program: WASHINGTON… howserob S. African govt plans to support creation of local biofuels industry. http://t.co/JuZTLkI9T8 opean USP and Embrapa researchers ID ways to reduce biofuels nitrogen emissions: Filed under: Biofuel News InterdasGlobal: #Global #Biofuels Production Will Reach Nearly 62 Billion Gallons by 2023,

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USP and Embrapa researchers ID ways to reduce biofuels nitrogen emissions

USP and Embrapa researchers ID ways to reduce biofuels nitrogen emissions

April 8, 2013 |

In Brazil, researchers at the University of Sao Paulo and the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation have found that the efficient use of nitrogen fertilizers can have a major impact on the GHG emissions of biofuel feedstocks. Research saw different impacts on nitrous oxide emissions depending on whether urea or ammonium nitrate was used, while emissions […]

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EMBRAPA, FutureGene sign eucalyptus development deal

EMBRAPA, FutureGene sign eucalyptus development deal

November 29, 2012 |

In Brazil, FuturaGene signed a Cooperation Framework Agreement with EMBRAPA,  the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture research organisation. Under the agreement, FuturaGene and EMBRAPA will establish collaborative research programs in eucalyptus and other tree species for the enhancement of sustainable development in Brazil and other territories. The first project to be executed under the agreement will […]

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