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voatsiperifery wild black pepper from Madagascar

The Voatsiperifery wild pepper from...

The island of Madagascar is located in Africa on the eastern side of the Indian Ocean. Its biodiversity is of an unparalleled richness. [...] The origin of the pepper is Indian, coming from the equatorial forests of southwest India. Then, the...

young tree cultivation spruce under high tunnel greenhouses

Young trees plantation under greenhouses

Tree plantations are a well-known silvicultural tool to ensure a supply of wood that meets the expectations of industry and sustainable forest management. Indeed, plantations have a high wood yield that can exceed the yield of naturally...

wine grapes cultivation under greenhouses

A new revolution: growing grappes in...

The vast majority of grapevines are grown in open fields throughout the world. Nowadays, the consequences of global warming are increasingly felt. As a result, there is pressure on farmers around the world to protect grape varieties and keep...

saffron cultivation under greenhouses in North-America

Introduction to saffron cultivation

Saffron, Crocus sativus L., is a rare spice of great commercial value derived from the stigmas of the saffron flower. According to producers around the world it takes 75,000 flowers or 225,000 sorted stigmas to produce 0.5 kg of saffron. Hence...

Collapsology: can greenhouse cultivation save the world? local intensive production are part of the solutions

Collapsology: can greenhouse cultivation...

The word collapsology is a neologism that draws its origin from the Latin collapsus which means to collapse, to sag, to collapse. This current of thought is based on the principle that our current systems are approaching their limit. According...