MODERN COMMUNICATIONS – Some reflections

Ten times better than….what? We are passing through several revolutionary influences all at the same time; globalization, information technology, demographic disequilibrium and climate change. Part of the revolution in information

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FUTURE ANALYSIS OF TERRAIN

Italy leads the way with the development of a robotic-plant (plantoid) that is highly capable and energy efficient in penetrating and exploring the chemical and physical characteristics of soils. Inspired

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NEW PUBLICATION PROJECT

Edward Bent, as author, is ready to establish a joint project with the aim of publishing his new book aimed at exploring the meaning and purpose of nature, through the

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SMART DIAGNOSTICS IN AGRICULTURE

Italian Company Agrorobotica won the innovation award at SMAU 2018 exhibition for their SpyFly instrument that traps and accurately monitors the presence and type of insect pests. See Agrorobotica pdf

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NOT NEW BUT STILL INNOVATIVE

Crops planted directly in the field, especially in sandy soils under hot dry climates, can benefit substantially from dew collectors manufacturerd by Tal-Ya Water Technologies, Israel. They are also indicated

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INNOVATION – INTERNET

When browsing, much online information is past its ‘sale by date’. Is it possible to have information presented in chronological order, at least for the first two or three pages?

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COMMON PROBLEMS INTRODUCING INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS

New products can provide potential advantages but they can also be more difficult for grower to operate requiring changes in established production protocols and the need for technical advice. How

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INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS AND SYSTEMS

The introduction of innovative products is a key indicator in determining how well a company is able to navigate the barriers of established practice, bureaucracy and vested interested to reach

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HOW PURE IS OUR SCIENCE?

EssayA short essay by Edward on the difficult relationships in agriculture between pure science (and scientists), the end users and their consultant agronomists involved in the application of various products

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INTRODUCING INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS

New products can provide potential advantages but they can also be more difficult for growers to operate requiring changes in established production protocols and the need for technical advice. How

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More on Silicon in agriculture

Dear readers, This is the first HORTCOM post I have made for a long time having been engaged full-time in writing a new book. It concerns the ‘bioactive silicon’ theme

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