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2013-08-23 23:17:14

Biostimulants Market categorizes the global Biostimulants Market on the basis of geography, types, and active ingredients. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/biostimulant-market-1081.html. (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 The report "Biostimulants Market by Active Ingredients (Humic acid, Fulvic acid, Amino Acid, Seaweed extracts), Applications (Foliar, soil, & seed), Crop types (Row crops, fruit & vegetable, turf & ornamental) & Geography - Global Trends &...

2013-08-22 23:19:10

Oilseed Market & Grain Seed Market report touches on various important aspects of the market which includes SWOT analysis, Porter’s analysis, the competitive landscape, a price analysis and the patent analysis. (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 The Oilseed Market and Grain Seed Market will grow from $33,302.1 million in 2012 to $64,113.0 million by 2018, with a CAGR of 12.0% from 2013 to 2018 as per the new report from MarketsandMarkets. North America led the global market, followed by...

2013-08-09 23:03:42

InVigor canola More for Everyone awards program benefits local non-profit groups Munich, ND (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Thanks to six local canola farmers who nominated the Munich City Park for a More for Everyone award, the Munich Area Development Corporation can purchase new playground equipment for the park. Made possible by InVigor® canola hybrids from Bayer CropScience, the annual awards program financially supports small community groups, like the Munich Area Development...

2013-07-12 23:24:20

Diindolylmethane (DIM) from broccoli slows down the aging process, boosts the immune system, and brings new hope to the fight against cancer. Diindolylmethane (DIM) News Update from the Diindolylmethane (DIM) Information Resource Center (http://www.diindolylmethane.org/) Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 With all of the media enthusiasm in Washington regarding President Obama’s recent comment about broccoli being his favorite food, it is timely to bring an important and recent...

2013-06-04 23:16:57

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Seed Treatment (Insecticides, Fungicides, Other Chemical and Nonchemical Treatment) Market For Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Canola, Cotton and Others - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global seed treatment market was valued at USD 2.43 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 4.45 billion by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 9.2% from 2012 to 2018. Browse the full report at...

2013-05-14 23:32:40

Lantmännen SW Seed, an international seed company with its head office in Svalöv, Sweden, has been able to significantly improve the greenhouse cultivation of oilseed rape (Brassica napus) using Valoya LED lights. The light solution is a hybrid use of traditional High Pressure Sodium Lights (HPS) and LEDs together. (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Oilseed rape is a very important crop and valued for its oil for food and fuel. The development of new oilseed rape varieties is driven by higher...


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2009-04-28 15:40:33

Brassica tournefortii is a species of mustard plant that is more commonly known as Asian, African and Sahara mustard. It is very similar to other mustard species blooming annually with long stems reaching just over 3 feet in length, but the flowers are a duller yellow. Indigenous to North Africa and the Middle East, this species was transported accidentally to the United States by humans. It grows abundantly in the Sonoran and Mojave Deserts and in hot valleys of southern California....

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2009-04-28 15:37:54

Brassica rapa or Turnip Mustard is grown primarily as a leaf vegetable, root vegetable and an oilseed and is often referred to as a field mustard. Napa cabbage and turnip are members of this group. Varieties of this plant are used in experiments because they are easy to grow and require little attention and reach full maturity in 40 days. Some have even been used in botany experiments in space. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2009-04-28 15:35:18

Brassica oleracea is indigenous to the coastal areas of southern and western Europe and is often referred to as Wild Mustard. It is tolerant of salt and lime in the soil of its native lands. The plant grows tall and blooms biennially. Large sturdy leaves act as water storage. Once the plant is two years old a tall stem measuring 3 - 7 feet in height grows bearing a cluster of yellow flowers. This plant is flush with nutrients like vitamin C. Cultivars of this plant are categorized into...

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2005-07-14 01:34:13

The Small White butterfly (Pieris rapae) flies April-May and July-August. It is sometimes known as the Cabbage White because its caterpillars feed on cabbages. Its underwings are yellowish with black speckles, upper are creamy white with dark tips. The female has two dark spots. It is more common than the Large White. The scientific name Artogeia rapae has been applied to this species in the past and may still be found, but it is now generally accepted to be a member of the Pieris genus....

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Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'