Scientists from the Andalusian Institute of Agricultural Research and Training in Cordoba have discovered the benefits of black tea for the human body. They have also discovered why this type of tea has heart-protecting properties, anti-cancer agents and anti-diabetic agents, and this finding is now used in investigations against different illnesses.
Wastewater from olive oil production used to be dumped in ponds and left to create a big stink. But now researchers from the Institute for Agricultural Research and Training and the Institute of Fat have found a new use for it: fertilizer.
Snail farming has become an alternative for livestock farmers that offers them new business opportunities. The Centre of the Andalusian Institute of Agricultural and Fisheries Research and Training (IFAPA) of Hinojosa del Duque (Cordova)is a referent in Spain in the training of these farmers. 180 snail farms have been created in Andalusia over the last […]
Researchers from the University of Málaga and of the Andalusian Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research and Training (IFAPA) have increased by 15 % the vitamin C content of tomatoes thanks to a strawberry gene, also increasing its antioxidant power. Tomatoes are one of the most consumed fruits and have a great importance in agriculture […]