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Technologies that contribute to increasing the average productivity of national agriculture and the food supply for the Brazilian population. Besides the economic impact, the table includes the Internal Rate of Return (IRR) and social and environmental impact indices for the technologies, which can range from -15 to +15, obtained according to the perception of a sample of farmers that adopted each technology.

Technologies Embrapa Unit Year of adoption Area of adoption Unit of Measurement  Embrapa's   participation (%)   Social Impact  Environmental Impact IRR  % Economic Impact (BRL)
Recommendation of forage peanut for pastures in Acre state Acre 2001 137,600 Hectare 70 1.29 2.01 13.96 174,686,584.82
Recommendation of chemical control for the black sigatoka in the long banana cultivar d'Angola in Acre Acre 2016 1,674 Hectare 60 1.69 1.16 16.95 4,844,422.08
BRS 366 Jaburu acerola cherry cultivar Tropical Agroindustry 2012 716 Hectare 50 8.73 na na 1,559,448.00
BRS 226 Early Dwarf Cashew Clones Tropical Agroindustry 2002 2,500 Hectare 70 8.32 na na 1,881,250.00
Use and operation of Sunn hemp in production system of sugarcane Western Agriculture 2014 22,745 Hectare 70 1.29 2.56 na 16,031,963.37
New banana tree cultivars for Amapa state Amapa 2010 400 Hectare 40 2.46 0.86 na 7,440,000.00
Management of native floodplain assai palm groves for fruit production Amapa 2002 6,700 Hectare 40 2.68 -0.14 34.69 45,399,200.00
Bragantino food production system Amapa 2010 1,400 Hectare 50 0.90 1.09 na 3,955,000.00
BRS Para assai berry cultivar Eastern Amazon 2005 30,865 Hectare 70 0.51 0.00 24.00 80,715,339.29
Cassava crop productivity trio Eastern Amazon 2007 7.410 Hectare 70 1.80 0.00 78.92 9,920,137.50
Management of native bees in hive boxes in the Amazon region Eastern Amazon 2007 5,200 Boxes 70 0.46 1.67 na 98,280.00
Management of native assai palm groves Eastern Amazon 1999 59,671 Hectare 50 1.16 -0.04 na 111,960,398.95
Vermin control for goats and sheep in the Semi-arid region Goats and Sheep 1987 420,000 Head 5 2.69 -0.42 na 309,540.00
Agrosilvopastoral production system for the Caatinga region Goats and Sheep 2005 800 Hectare 35 2.93 2.76 na 163,010.07
Confinement lamb finishing Goats and Sheep 2001 210,000 Head 12 5.75 2.47 na 1,503,768.63
Agricultural gypsum in soybean crops in the Cerrado region Cerrado 1996 1,141,523 Hectare 60 0.90 0.27 31.79 417,954,948.17
Agricultural gypsum in maize crops in the Cerrado region Cerrado 1996 184,539 Hectare 60 0.96 0.28 35.03 73,669,814.19
Agricultural zoning Cerrados/Agricultural Informatics 1997 57,671,800 Hectare 30 na na na 3,695,191,059.17
BRSIPR Bel potato cultivar Temperate Agriculture 2013 150 Hectare 70 na na 5.10 418,950.00
BRS Amelia sweet potato cultivar; Temperate Agriculture 2011 873 Hectare 70 0.32 -0.09 37.80 24,432,290.40
Herbaceous cotton cultivars for the Brazilian Cerrado Cotton 1992 5.000 Hectare 60 3,85 0,97 15,20 1.440.000,00
Castor oil plant cultivars for the Brazilian Northeast - BRS 149 Nordestina and BRS 188 Paraguassu, BRS Energia and BRS Gabriela Cotton 2000 15,000 Hectare 70 2.14 -0.77 7.70 6,016,500.00
Severe frost-tolerant Eucalyptus benthamii Florestry 1999 13,800 Hectare 70 0.68 1.54 33.00 4,269,720.00
Integrated management of wood wasp in Pinus crops Florestry 1995 1,000,000 Hectare 50 0.72 0.73 67.84 181,005,000.00
Marandu grass cultivar Beef Cattle 1984 17,190,176 Hectare 50 0.54 0.60 na 2,708,054,376.16
Mombassa grass cultivar Beef Cattle 1994 5,817,393 Hectare 60 0.79 0.04 46.50 2,416,219,278.19
Piatan grass cultivar Beef Cattle 2009 4,660,393 Hectare 35 0.69 0.68 21.20 267,310,821.69
Tanzania grass cultivar Beef Cattle 1991 1,447,689 Hectare 70 2.26 -0.46 44.70 261,898,521.61
Panicum maximum cv Massai cultivar Beef Cattle 2001 1,800,086 Hectare 70 na 1.40 na 201,495,326.54
Campo Grande Stylosanthes cultivar Beef Cattle 2001 745,962 Hectare 70 1.80 1.33 29.50 90,847,728.13
Superior Nelore bulls assessed by the Geneplus Program for natural mounting Beef Cattle 1996 3,457,440 Head 50 2.45 -0.18 na 98,481,720.96
Integration of dairy cattle with crops and forestry Dairy Cattle 2007 3,200 Hectare 50 3.23 0.88 na 3,888,640.00
Virus-free garlic Vegetables 2002 1,275 Hectare 60 1.99 0.67 39.30 11,704,500.00
Amarela de Senador Amaral yellow arracacha cultivar Vegetables 1999 9,450 Hectare 60 0.44 0.70 na 102,797,100.00
Nagai tomato cultivar Vegetables 2012 1,582 Hectare 50 0.58 0.41 na 96,478,999.21
Embrapa's Technological Information Agency - Ageitec Agricultural Informatics 2004 na na 70 5.46 2.63 17.80 288,802.27
Agricultural Weather Monitoring System - Agritempo Agricultural Informatics 2007 na na 60 3.02 3.39 23.60 1,380,953.12
Coffee harvester Instrumentation 2004 30.850  Hectare  20 1.52 -1.05 na 15,983,385.00
Technologies for the sustainability of the Local Productive Arrangement of Pineapple in the semi-arid of Bahia - Vale do Paraguassu (Itaberaba) Cassava and Tropical Fruits 1995 286  Hectare  60 0.59 na 17.10 1,042,264.08
Kiriris - variety of cassava root rot resistant Cassava and Tropical Fruits 2003    Hectare  60 na 0.42 8.94 763,592.41
Formosa - Bacteriosis-resistant cassava variety Cassava and Tropical Fruits 2003 2,291 Hectare 60 1.04 0.90 9.01 1,441,426.45
BRS 1503 Millet Maize and Sorghum 2014 102,600 Hectare 70 0.43 0.96 52.02 25,928,456.40
Campo Limpo chemical herbicide applicator South Livestock 2009 78,500 Hectare 45 1.49 2.18 na 1,923,446.25
Assisted introduction of the Booroola gene in sheep flocks South Livestock 2009 26,500 Head 50 2.33 0.10 62.00 2,090,982.50
BRS Estribo Sudan grass cultivar South Livestock 2013 434,000 Hectare 50 1.95 0.74 72.00 24,345,230.00
Coffee variety BRS Ouro Preto Rondonia 2013 1,000 Hectare 70 1.53 0.74 75.83 4,550,000.00
Watermelon production system in Roraima central-northern region Roraima 2000 350 Hectare 10 0.87 -0.41 84.00 274,715.00
Correction of soil in soybean Soybeans 1980 29,926,710 Hectare 40 na na na 2,646,320,195.29
Underground dams: a sustainability option for the Northeastern Semi-Arid Soils 2006 3,402 Hectare 60 4.30 2.80 8.80 1,028,764.80
Tomatec - Ecological tomato production system Soils 2012 12 Hectare 50 1.40 2.50 35.70 567,000.00
Planning, management, and operational standards for hog production Swine and Poultry 2011 193,000 Head 10 6.20 1.40 na 760,950.75
Embrapa 051 freerange laying hen Swine and Poultry 2000 1,436,800 Head 25 2.85 0.26 24.50 5,977,088.00
PET Trap  Coastal Tablelands 2004 1,174 Hectare 70 2.11 1.13 na 97,315.75
Oat cultivar BRS Centaur Wheat 2012 21,921 Hectare 70 na 0.24 24.47 14,770,846.30
Total                 13,873,579,051.50



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