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What Are The Modern Methods of Cultivation in Agriculture?

This section of the site covers all the sui generis methods of crops producing that refer to the whole range of the production process from seed or cuttings to harvesting and post harvesting of agricultural products. In addition, the most effective ways of planting, developing and planting both organic and conventional farming are not omitted. Are not omitted also the reference to the beneficial effect of music, if not on the plants themselves, at least on those stubborn and persistent producers who, in the volatile, fluid and often adverse environment of rural action, bring the bourgeoisie to the dish – many times – the most selective of agricultural products. ‘Do sta lianochortaroudia’ by Chronis Aidonidis.

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The Crops section of the site describes modern methods and techniques of professional farming, cultivation and propagation for the most plant species of major importance for agriculture. In particular, information and instructions for cultivation are provided for the main species of floriculture, aromatic and medicinal plants, Industrial crop plants, biomass and timber production plants, fruit trees and bushes, as well as for ornamental plants, those produced to meet the needs of the flower market, gardening and landscape architecture.


In the Pests section of the site are presented the main pests of agricultural crops, who are not other than insects, mites, nematodes, snails and slugs. The groups to which they belong are examined and also, in particular, for each one of them is given a description of its morphology, its biology and the environment in which it develops, becomes adult and complets its generations. Furthermore, detailed information is provided on the damage caused by them to both productive and in general, all plants of urban, agricultural and natural landscapes. At the same time, ways of preventing pests are examined and means and methods are proposed for their control.


In the Diseases section of the site, pathogens are presented as well as the natural factors that can cause minor or major diseases in plants while at the same time burdening the professional or amateur grower, increasing the cost of production of agricultural products. At the same time, ways of preventing disease are examined and means and methods are proposed for their control.


Every crop and cultivated plant in the field, orchard or greenhouse, needs plant protection against pests and diseases, which damage plant life and reduce growing crop production. In this section of the site, are presented the modern methods, techniques and plant protection products, which aim precisely at the protection of plant production, but also the possible negative effects from their application and use.


In the Soil & Substrates section, materials and methods for improving the soil of cultivated plants as well as substrates for both potted plants and crops under cover, are examined and presented.

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The fourth part of the unfailing popular tribute to the commercial cultivation of Pomegranate, has as its main topic the planting of young trees in a new orchard, along with a brief reference to the activities and infrastructure works as well as the treatment of saplings immediately after planting.

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Peach Rootborer (Capnodis tenebrionis)

A pest of the Mediterranean temperament, the Peach Rootborer (Capnodis tenebrionis), which infests a multitude of cultivated trees and some ornamentals, is the subject of the following article, which deals with the description, biology, and ecology of this dangerous of many aspects coleoptera insect.

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In the Peach Leaf Curl, this terrible and horrible pathogenic ascomycete fungus of the tree and cultivation, is devoted the following article, which contains little of its biology, many of the symptoms it causes, as well as the ways, if not for destruction, of at least for its sufficient management and control.



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