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The presence of cadmium in the potatoes that thousands of Jamaicans eat daily exceeds the limits recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) by up to 50 percent and, therefore, represents a huge risk to human health in Jamaica, confirming a recent investigation.

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After more than two years of developing various analyzes and research, it has been possible to identify new potato varieties in the highlands of Peru with genetic resistance to the effects of climate change, improving the competitiveness of the crop with the increase in production.

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In this article you will find basic concepts of remote sensing, how it works, what information it offers, what platforms and sensors it uses, what its benefits are, which platform is the most useful, etc. In easy-to-understand language, it includes many videos, images and infographics and several recent investigations.

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(SLT-FAUBA) Peperina (Minthostachys verticillata) is a wild aromatic plant that grows in the center of Argentina and is used as an infusion or to flavor mate and tereré. But outside of its culinary uses, it also has properties to combat insects.

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This publication is evidence that the coordinated work between science and the indigenous knowledge of the Andean communities of the country marks a virtuous relationship in which everyone wins.

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The sweet potato weevil (SPW) (Cylas puncticollis) is a destructive pest feeding on the sweet potato in Burkina Faso. This weevil causes severe damage to the tuber, and the infested tuber is unsuitable for human consumption or animal feed. This problem calls for effective control management, especially for non-chemical approaches.