RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One of the challenges of agriculture is to assess the quality of the soil beyond its physical and chemical features. However, a breakthrough may provide further information to rural producers.
After 30 years of studies, researchers from the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA) developed a test capable of analyzing further information on the land, to determine its health condition.
The biological analysis of the land, a test that measures the soil's level of life, is a breakthrough that can offer great advantages to farmers. It works as a "blood test" of the soil. The technology . . .