Abstract

Background. In the context of a rising problem of food security, agricultural technologies that could help effectively and efficiently improve the crop quality and productivity is of utmost importance these days. Considering all the existing environmental and agricultural problems, crop treatment with electromagnetic field appears to be one of the most promising techniques. This study thoroughly looks at the impact of low-frequency electromagnetic field treatment on the crop properties, with a special emphasis on the geomagnetic and cosmophysical fluctuations. Materials and methods. The study is built upon field experiment conducted in different regions of Kazakhstan, as well as a number of other countries. Results. In all of the locations where the experiment was conducted, positive results of the proposed technique were observed. The increase in crop was 30-40 %. The results were obtained for 11 crops, including wheat, barley, rice, corn, potato and others. Conclusion. The proposed technology can be widely used in agricultural production in order to obtain higher and better yields through pre-sowing treatment of seed material with electromagnetic modulator.

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