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2014-10-23 12:26:33

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by increased focus on pet health and the powerful role in pet owner lives of the human-animal bond, U.S. sales of pet food will rise 16% between 2015-2018 to reach $33 billion. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132630 The projection was made by market research publisher Packaged Facts in Pet Food in the U.S., 11th Edition. More information on the report can be found at:...

2014-10-23 12:23:49

ROME, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. government is opposing international efforts to halt the global use of a toxic chemical, pentachlorophenol (PCP), used in the U.S. on wood utility poles, at the same time as a bipartisan group of New York state lawmakers are seeking a state ban, and a lawsuit, filed by a group of Long Island residents, charges that hundreds of new PCP-treated utility poles are causing serious injury to health and property values. This month, the...

2014-10-23 12:23:43

DUBLIN, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Superhard Materials - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Superhard Materials in US$ by the following Product Segments: Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamonds, and CBN/PCBN. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe,...

2014-10-23 12:23:19

DUBLIN, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Carbon and Graphite - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Carbon and Graphite in US$ Million by the following Categories/ Segments: C&G Electrodes (Carbon Electrodes, & Graphite Electrodes), C&G Fibers, C&G Powder, and Others. The report also analyzes the...

2014-10-23 12:23:12

MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Linde North America Inc., will be showcasing its broad range of technologies and experience which support gasification technology at the Gasification Technologies Council (GTC) Conference to be held at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC, on October 26-29, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b Linde North America is a member of The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and...

2014-10-23 12:23:10

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), announces that Mark A. Thimons will succeed Gregory Crawford as Vice President of the Steel Recycling Institute (SRI). Mr. Crawford announced his upcoming retirement earlier this year. Mr. Thimons joined SMDI in November, 2010 as director of construction sustainability and has over 25 years of experience in steel construction...

2014-10-23 12:20:59

Global Automotive Coolant Market 2014-2019: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis IRVING, Texas, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Coolants are used in a variety of industries, such as, automotive, marine and other industrial applications. Coolants are used in the cooling system of vehicles to lower the freeze point of water and raise its boiling point. The Asia Pacific region is expected to represent more than 40% of the global automotive coolants market by 2019. Increasing operating...

2014-10-23 08:42:05

BEVERLY, Mass., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLS) today announced it will hold its earnings call to discuss results for the third quarter 2014 on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 5:00 pm ET. The call will be available to interested listeners via an audio webcast that can be accessed through the Investors page of Axcelis' website at www.axcelis.com, or by dialing 1.888.713.4211 (1. 617 213.4864 outside North America). Participants calling into the...

2014-10-23 08:34:33

REHOVOT, Israel, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroDerm Ltd., a clinical stage pharmaceutical company developing drugs for central nervous system (CNS) diseases, today announced that top-line results for ND0612L from a phase II study in patients with moderate Parkinson's patients, and preliminary interim results from a phase IIA study of ND0612H and ND0612L in advanced Parkinson's patients, will be presented at The Michael J. Fox Foundation's 2014 Parkinson's Disease...

2014-10-23 08:27:23

TSX: TVI OTCQX: TVIPF CALGARY, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - TVI Pacific Inc. (TSX:TVI) (OTCQX:TVIPF) ("TVI" or "the Company") and TVI's Philippine affiliate, TVI Resource Development (Phils.), Inc. ("TVIRD") are pleased to announce that Agata Mining Ventures Inc. ("AMVI"), a joint venture company in which TVIRD holds a 60% interest and is the operator, has completed its first shipment of high-iron/low nickel direct shipping ore ("DSO") produced from the Agata project located in northern Mindanao,...


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Caribbean Pine, Pinus caribaea
2014-04-18 08:11:48

Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) is native to Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Caribbean pine also grows in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa and China where they were introduced by foresters. This pine often forms pure stands but can be found growing mixed in with oaks and other pines as long as the soil is well drained and acidic. The Caribbean pine grows in forest of the lowlands up to about 2,297 feet but can...

Camphora tree, Cinnamomum camphora
2014-02-07 09:51:33

Cinnamomum camphora is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Camphor tree, Camphorwood or Camphor laurel. C. camphora plants belong to the Lauraceae family. The tree is indigenous to China, specifically south of the Yangtze River, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Vietnam. It has been introduced and has become naturalized in many other regions of the world and the tree is considered an invasive species in parts of the United States and Australia. Cinnamomum...

Amflora
2013-10-03 07:51:27

Amflora, known also as EH92-527-1, is a genetically modified potato developed by BASF Plant Science. Amflora potato plant produces pure amylopectin starch that is processed to waxy potato starch. Amflora was approved for industrial applications in the European Union market on March 2, 2010 by the European Commission. It was originally registered on August 5, 1996. Amflora was developed by geneticist Lennart Erjefalt and agronomist Juri Kano of Svalof Weibull AB. Because of the lack of...

Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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