Cuban science seeks to replace imports with environmental projects in agriculture
This year, Cuba is seeking to manufacture 6,255.72 kiloliters of 18 types of bio-products, which represents a 23 percent growth compared to previously achieved, and today a report issued by the Ministry of Agriculture (MENAG) highlights.
This will allow 690,000 hectares of various crops to be benefited, an increase of 100,000 from 2020, as specified by a document from that organization.
In addition, they are working to complete the development of 10 new vital products and increase production capacities.
The use of bio-products allows replacing part of the import of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, as the country spends large amounts of foreign currency annually.
According to the Minag Report, with the implementation of these integrated strategies, an important contribution is being made to protect the environment and create crops.
Thus, it is protected from stress and increases in agricultural yields by 10-20 percent, which contributes to the sustainable and sustainable development of the agricultural sector.
The use of bio-products (bio-fertilizers, bio-stimulants and biopesticides) is registering a growing trend in Cuba and the world, bearing in mind that the excessive use of those of chemical origin affects the environment and human health.
(With information from the PL)
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