NewsGenetic diversity not genetic engineering!
22nd May is the international day of biodiversity.
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Our research made understandable: robust tubers!
For plants to develop properly they need the following three main nutrients: nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium.
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Earth Day 2019
Rare tomato varieties have been released from the gene bank and been donated to the largest urban community garden in Hungary.
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Milestone towards more sustainable hungarian agriculture
The area of certified organic land will increase by nearly 90,000 hectares in Hungary because outstanding demand has led the Ministry of Agriculture to triple the planned budget for organic subsidies to HUF 36 billion (ca. EUR 120 million). The Hungarian Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (ÖMKi) also lobbied hard for this increase. The press conference organized on 18th April by ÖMKi reflected on the new decision, and how organic agriculture should develop in the future.
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Professional workshop in Martonvásár for boosting organic soybean production
ÖMKi held a professional workshop on arable crop diversification and related new product paths, with a special focus on organic soybean production, at the Martonvásár Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences on 27 March 2019.
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Our research made understandable: Have you ever seen potato seed?
Because in our country is rare to see them, as we usually plant potato tubers in mid-April.
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