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2014-10-29 12:34:47

DUBLIN, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Sapphire Substrate Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Sapphire Substrate Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global sapphire substrate industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry...

2014-10-29 12:31:20

Global Unsaturated Polyester Resin Market 2013-2018: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis IRVING, Texas, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Unsaturated polyester resin is used in the composites industry for a variety of applications, such as, pipe & tanks, construction, transportation, marine. Unsaturated polyester resin are ideal for pipes, tanks, gratings, cable trays, and front modules due to their high corrosion- resistance property and low price as compared to such other...

2014-10-29 12:30:04

The country's No. 1 organic baby food brand joins forces with Preserve to recycle small, #5 plastics WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Leading sustainable consumer goods company Preserve®, has joined together with Plum Organics, a pioneering organic kids nutrition company, to create a recycling solution for Plum Organics pouch caps. The partnership will help divert #5 plastics from landfills and provide new material for consumer products that are made in the USA,...

2014-10-29 12:27:14

Launch of Four Novel Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors Will Be the Major Driver of Growth, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the entry of 13 novel therapies into the non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) market will drive the market's growth from $5.2 billion in 2013 to $8.5 billion in 2023. The entry of four immune checkpoint inhibitors, namely the programmed death-1 (PD-1) inhibitors Opdivo...

2014-10-29 12:24:40

DALLAS, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The research report, "High Temperature Insulation Materials Market By Type (Ceramic fibers, Insulating fire bricks), By Temperature, By End-User (Petrochemical, Ceramics, Glass, Aluminum, Cement, Iron & Steel, Refractory, Powder metallurgy) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the global HTI market with an analysis and forecast for types, and applications by volume as well as...

2014-10-29 12:24:34

Opportunities for Unsaturated Polyester Resin in Indian Composites Industry 2013-2018: Trends, Forecast, and Competitive Analysis IRVING, Texas, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Unsaturated polyester resin are used for a variety of applications such as, pipe & tanks, construction, transportation, electrical and electronics, and marine, in the Indian composites industry. The unsaturated polyester resin market in the Indian composites industry is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14.6%...

2014-10-29 12:24:14

Opportunities for Adhesives in the Global Composites Industry 2014-2019 IRVING, Texas, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Adhesives in composites are mainly used in varieties industries, such as, automotive, wind energy, aerospace, and marine. Adhesives are primarily used in bonding and assembling of various parts, such as, roof assembly, door, spoiler, hood, trunk, and lift gate. Automotive is the largest end user industry segment in the global market, followed by aerospace, wind, and...

2014-10-29 12:24:05

DUBLIN, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5g4rb4/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese DIDP Plasticizer Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5g4rb4/global_and ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global and Chinese DIDP Plasticizer Industry Report 2014 is a professional...

2014-10-29 12:24:00

DUBLIN, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Bauxite and Alumina - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Bauxite and Alumina in Thousand Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Bauxite (Metallurgical Bauxite, & Non-Metallurgical Bauxite), and Alumina (Metallurgical Alumina, & Non-Metallurgical Alumina). The...

2014-10-29 12:23:49

DUBLIN, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Fermentation Chemicals - Global Strategic Business Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Fermentation Chemicals in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual...


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Papaver bracteatum
2014-10-27 10:36:03

Papaver bracteatum, commonly referred to as the Iranian poppy, is a hardy perennial poppy. It is high in thebaine, which is an opiate that can be converted into codeine. P. bracteatum grows on thick stalks that can grow up to 4 feet. Its flowers are large and deep red, measuring up to 8 inches across. There is a notable black spot located near the base of the petals. The main non-horticultural use of P. bracteatum is the production of thebaine. This substance can be converted to codeine...

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...

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