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2012-05-22 13:00:46

New research presented at the ATS 2012 International Conference in San Francisco suggests that a significant proportion of children with asthma failing Step 4 or greater therapy may have severe asthma with fungal sensitization (SAFS). "SAFS is a newly described sub-phenotype of asthma, and its prevalence and clinical characteristics in children are unknown," said Alfin Vicencio, MD, chief of pediatric pulmonology and cystic fibrosis at the Cohen Children's Medical Center in Great Neck, NY,...

2011-11-20 08:00:00

The Vegetable Production Magazine Olericulture.org has newly included 318 resources to its Carrot category. Carrots (Daucus carota, Apiaceae) differ in the color of their taproot ranging from yellow (European type) to purple (Asiatic type). (PRWEB) November 20, 2011 Olericulture is the science and technology of cultivating and producing vegetables. Within this discipline, Olericulture.org provides a wide range of resources related to traditional temperate and oftentimes indigenous, tropical...

2008-07-08 03:00:18

By Beardall, Mike Growers can benefit from new technology that warns of potential pest and disease threats. Mike Beardall reports Weather stations and micro-climate monitoring have become major weapons in the battle against pests and diseases in crops. With the development of equipment linked to computers, accurate print-outs give growers precise models on which to base spraying programmes against pests and diseases in specific crops. Growers can now create condition models for...

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2005-08-03 15:20:00

DALLAS "“ Have you ever driven down the road and seen someone mowing the lawn wearing a mask? This is an example of the relationship between allergies and mold spores in lawns. Dr. Phil Colbaugh, research plant pathologist at the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station in Dallas, cites a common image seen in Texas throughout the warm weather months. Colbaugh is studying the relationship between landscaping choices and practices, seasonal weather and potential exposure to allergenic mold...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'