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2014-07-22 16:21:53

DUBLIN, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Nematicides Market by Types, Applications, and Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Nematicide is a type of chemical pesticide used to kill nematodes. Nematodes are microscopic parasitic roundworms, found in massive quantities virtually everywherein the soil, water, and inside other plants and animals. A...

2014-07-22 12:31:50

Growth of US Domestic Hemp Industry Will Require Political and Public Policy Action LAS VEGAS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CannaVest Corp. (OTCBB: CANV), a leading manufacturer and distributor of hemp and CBD-based products, donated and successfully delivered a shipment of industrial hemp seeds to Kentucky's Murray State University Pilot Cultivation Project. On May 12, 2014, the seeds were planted, and the project was hailed as the first legal hemp field in the United States under...

2014-07-21 23:09:18

MXI Corp's newly named company, XoLifestyleWorldwide.com, is pleased to announce their all new "SkinHealix Silk C Serum" launch party to be held in New York, NY. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 As the category creator and world leader in healthy chocolate, the true vision of XOLifestyleWorldwide.com is to transform and improve individual lives worldwide through its exclusive and healthy chocolate products. The newly named Mumbai, Maharashtra, India based company,...

2014-07-21 23:03:34

Volatile cocoa prices and sluggish income growth will stagnate industry profit. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Chocolate Production industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The Chocolate Production industry transforms raw material such as cocoa beans, sugar and milk into a variety of products including chocolate bars, stuffed chocolates and premium chocolate boxes. According to IBISWorld Industry...

2014-07-21 16:22:55

SEATTLE, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the population grows, fertilizers for crops and pasture grass are increasingly in demand including the potential of packaged cow manure as compost fertilizer for retail and commercial applications, according to the Washington Dairy Products Commission. Organic cow manure is a nutrient that helps crops and pasture grass production over longer durations before the need for reapplication because of its slow release of nutrients. "Dairy cow...

2014-07-21 12:27:09

- New homeopathic liquid nicotine formulation to satisfy tobacco cravings - MONTGOMERY, Ala., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquitine Group, LLC, the innovation company that redefines legacy products and categories for the contemporary marketplace, today announced the national launch of Aqua-tine(TM). A new alternative to traditional tobacco products including cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, as well as e-cigarettes, Aqua-tine(TM) is a colorless, odorless homeopathic liquid...

2014-07-21 08:28:31

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Biofertilizers Market by Type (Nitrogen Fixing, Phosphate Solubilizing, Potash Mobilizing), by Crop Type, by Micro-Organism (Rhizobium, Azotobacter, Azospirillium, Cyanobacteria, Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria) & by Geography - Global Trends &...

2014-07-21 08:28:12

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Snack Pellets Market by Type (Potato, Corn, Rice, Tapioca, Mixed Grain and Others) & by Geography - Global Trends and Forecasts to 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2232387/Snack-Pellets-Market-by-Type-Potato-Corn-Rice-Tapioca-Mixed-Grain-and-Others--by-Geography---Global-Trends-and-Forecasts-to-2019.html Snack pellets are semi-finished expandable snack that are manufactured using...

2014-07-21 08:27:47

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Cattle Feed Market (With Overview on Ruminant Feed) by Type (Mature Ruminants, Young Ruminants, & Others), Additives (Antibiotics, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids, Feed Enzymes, & Feed Acidifiers) & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to...

2014-07-21 08:27:36

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Insecticides Market by Type [Organophosphorus Compounds, Pyrethroids, Neonicotinoidsn Methyl Carbamate, and Others], by Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables, and Others) & Geography - Global Trends and Forecasts to...


Latest Agriculture Reference Libraries

ISA_Browns,_Pengo
2014-07-15 07:03:44

The ISA brown is a breed of domestic hybrid chicken that is thought to have been developed by crossing Rhode Island Red and Rhode Island White chickens, although the modern type contains genes from many other breeds. It is not a true breed, but a hybrid that was developed by breeding unrelated dams and sires until the desired result was produced. The name “ISA” is an acronym that stands for Institut de Sélection Animale, which is the institute where the breed was initially developed in...

Vorwerk chicken
2014-07-15 06:47:36

The Vorwerk chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Germany during the twentieth century. Oskar Vorwerk used many breeds to develop this chicken including the buff Orpington, Andalusian, and the Lakenvelder. Although it was given a standard in 1913, the breed never became popular, so it is rare outside of Europe. A bantam type of this breed was developed by Wilmar Vorwerk in 1966 in the United States of America using the Lakenvelder, buff Columbian rosecomb, the blue and...

Hamburg chicken
2014-07-15 06:37:47

The Hamburg chicken is a breed of chicken that was developed in Germany and Holland sometime before the eighteenth century. This breed is considered to be rare, with less than one thousand individuals being registered in North America per year. Its weight varies depending upon the type and sex, with standard type cocks weighing about five pounds and hens weighing four pounds, while the bantam type of this breed weighs about one and half pounds. It can come in ten color varieties including...

Dutch bantam
2014-07-15 06:29:55

The Dutch bantam is a breed of true bantam chicken that was developed in the Netherlands, although its exact origins are unknown. It is thought that the breed descended from Asian bantam chickens and that it was selectively bred in order to produce small eggs that could be kept by peasants, because large eggs were required to be sent to kitchens to feed landed gentry. It was exported to the United States after World War II and was first shown in the 1950s, but the next shipment of this breed...

Chinese White Pine, Pinus armandii
2014-07-14 16:49:23

Chinese White Pine (Pinus armandii) is native to China as well as northern Burma. This pine is known as Mount Hua pine in Chinese. This pine grows at altitudes between 3,281 and 10,830 feet in light sandy to medium soils that is acidic and well-drained as this tree can tolerate drought. This tree grows to heights of 115 feet with a trunk diameter that measures 3 feet 3 inches. The bark is grayish brown when immature and matures to blackish brown to grayish red brown. The trunk will have...

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