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The study of plant nutrition and growth in relation to soil conditions, especially to determine ways to increase crop yields.

ag′ro·bi′o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), ag′ro·bi′o·log′i·cal adj.
ag′ro·bi·ol′o·gist n.
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degree, he worked as a researcher at the National Institute of Agrobiological Resources, Tsukuba from 1983 to 1994.
Koriyama, Japan; [2] Transgenic Silkworm Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Ibaraki, Japan.
This fruit is a naturalized variety widely adapted to the oscillating conditions and agrobiological fluctuations of the biome that represents the Mid-North portion of the Northeast region in Brazil.
In the context of these projects, we came up with a disruptive technology for the production of a new agrobiological product, particularly a biostimulant, which was found to increase crop production by 20-25%, while at the same time enabling a reduction of the use of agrochemicals by 65%.
A team led by Yusaku Uga of the National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, described the finding of a remarkable gene in a rice plant cultivated in the dry uplands of the Philippines.
We would also like to thank Noriyuki Hamasima, a senior researcher of the Animal Genome Program Analysis Team of the National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Japan for supplying the SSRH panel DNA.
of Memphis, US) analyzes the rhetoric that Lysenko (1898-1976) used to constitute his agrobiological doctrine against its rival Mendelism.
Similarly, researchers at Japan's National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences continue to develop an edible vaccine produced in genetically modified rice.
Because of constant need in raw material of Calendula officinalis L, features of its ontogenetic development agrobiological qualities in various eco regions of Georgia were investigated.
1992, "The effect of soil texture and soil management on microbial biomass and soil enzyme activities in arable soils of Northwest Germany", Agrobiological Research, 45, 276-283.
Japan Science and Technology Corporation (Saitama, Japan), National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (Ibaraki, Japan), and Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (Ibaraki, Japan) have patented a method for producing non-cellulosic callose fiber by using plant protoplast, which imposes less burden to the environment with reduced energy consumption compared to conventional natural fibers is provided; it comprises the addition of an inorganic ion to a plant protoplast cultivation system, which leads the plant protoplast to produce non-cellulosic callose fiber.