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2014-03-14 08:22:24

DUBLIN, Mar. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/35852s/global_crop ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Crop Protection Chemicals Market - Forecasts to 2016" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Globally, biofuels are gaining importance due to increasing focus on sustainability. Bioethanol is the major biofuel, followed by biodiesel and biogas. The...

2014-02-20 12:23:15

DUBLIN, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6z2k66/corn_products ) has announced the addition of the "Corn Products China News 1401" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) In 2013 some domestic corn deep-processing products performed poorly, such as xanthan gum, Vitamin B2, MSG, and edible ethanol. Accordingly, manufacturers of these products suffered huge losses in that year. In an...

2013-12-20 23:02:20

Growers Planting Pioneer® Brand Hybrids Win Eight National Titles in 2013 Contest Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 DuPont congratulates David Hula of Charles City, Va., for breaking the corn yield world record with Pioneer® brand hybrid P2088YHR in the 2013 National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Corn Yield Contest announced today. Winning the No-Till/Strip-Till Irrigated category, David Hula produced an entry of 454.98 bushels per acre, the highest mark ever recorded...

2013-08-23 23:21:10

CocoaWell® by Reserveage™ Organics Launches New Digital Platform Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Reserveage™ Organics has launched a new digital platform for its line of certified organic, fair trade cocoa supplements, CocoaWell®. Visitors to http://www.cocoawell.com can learn about the Reserveage Organics mission of creating products designed to nourish the body, protect the planet and preserve traditional culture. CocoaWell supplements provide the benefits of 70...

2013-08-02 23:04:50

The state of the art machines that the company has bought will be used for the production of corn oil, corn flakes and corn flour (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 With an aim to enhance the quality of its products and efficiency of production, Corn Process Machinery has acquired several new machines, which will be used in the production process for its entire product range. The company is the leading producer of corn oil, corn flakes and corn flour, which are supplied to a number of sellers across...

Crop Wild Relative Inventory Completed In For North America
2013-04-30 06:11:47

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The world of agricultural science came out with some surprising news on Monday. An international consortium of scientists and researchers funded by the Global Crop Diversity Trust of Rome, Italy, announced findings that have gone against what was long held as an agricultural truth. The US is, contrary to long held belief, a fairly robust reservoir of plant diversity, especially among globally important food crops such as the...

2013-02-04 14:49:22

A team of plant geneticists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has successfully demonstrated what it describes as a "simple hypothesis" for making significant increases in yields for the maize plant. Called corn by most people in North America, modern variants of the Zea mays plant are among the indispensable food crops that feed billions of the planet's people. As global population soars beyond 6 billion and heads for an estimated 8 to 9 billion by mid-century, efforts to boost...

2013-01-07 16:19:01

Versatile and responsive to management, corn is grown throughout the world for everything from food to animal feed to fuel. A new use for corn could soon join that list, as researchers in China investigate the crop's ability to induce "suicidal germination" in a devastating parasitic weed. Known commonly as sunflower broomrape, the weed causes extensive damage to vegetable and row crops in Asia, Africa, and southern Eastern Europe. Lacking chlorophyll, it is a parasite and completely...


Latest Agriculture in Mesoamerica Reference Libraries

Three Sisters
2013-05-18 07:30:48

Three Sisters crop is a technique of gardening used primarily by Native Americans, but gardeners of any kind may also use this technique. These crops use three types of plants; in the Tewa tribe, they use four. The traditional seeds used are corn, beans, and squash. There are many benefits from this method, the first being the use of the corn stalks for the beans to grow on. The beans themselves then provide nitrogen for the corn and squash, while giving the corn amino acids, lysine, and...

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