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New Satellite Data Will Help Farmers Facing Drought

New Satellite Data Will Help Farmers Facing Drought

Rosalie Murphy, JPL Earth Science and Technology Directorate About 60 percent of California is experiencing "exceptional drought," the U.S. Drought Monitor's most dire classification. The agency issued the same warning to Texas and the...

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2014-08-07 23:06:12

New market research reports title "Global Commercial Seeds (Conventional, Biotechnology) Market Analysis Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020” has been added to GrandViewReseach.com Report Database. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/commercial-seeds-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The Global market for commercial seeds (http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/commercial-seeds-market) is expected to...

2014-08-07 23:05:49

New market research report titled, "Global Seed Treatment Market Analysis Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020,” has been added to GrandViewReseach.com report database. View full report with TOC at http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/seed-treatment-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The global market for seed treatment (http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/seed-treatment-market) is expected to reach USD 5.61 billion by 2020,...

2014-07-24 23:07:00

New market research reports title ”Global Commercial Seeds Market Analysis Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020 ” has been added to GrandViewReseach.com report database. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/commercial-seeds-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Global market for commercial seeds is expected to reach USD 72.09 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing population coupled...

2014-06-30 23:15:44

Market Size - $2.98 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 9.6%, Market Trends – Ban on GM crops in developed markets to encourage seed treatment demand - latest report by Grand View Research. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/seed-treatment-market. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The global market for seed treatment is expected to reach USD 5.61 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Seed treatment demand is expected to...

Stored Carbohydrates Make Trees More Resistant To Drought
2014-06-30 03:41:47

University of Zurich How well tropical trees weather periods of drought depends on the carbohydrates stored, as revealed by a novel experiment conducted by an international team of researchers headed by ecologists from the University of Zurich in contribution to the University Research Priority Program on “Global Change and Biodiversity”. The findings are extremely important for assessing the resistance of tropical forests to climate change and reforestation. Water is the limiting...

2014-06-17 20:21:12

ALBANY, N.Y., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Through a new National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, University at Albany atmospheric scientist Aiguo Dai is studying more than a century of climate simulations in order to differentiate natural from man-induced forces affecting global drought and precipitation. The study's results will help interpret recent extreme climate events, such as recent years' droughts and heat waves in the Southwest U.S., and could reveal critical...

2014-06-05 23:10:38

Market Size - $45.61 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 6.8%, Market Trends – Increasing adoption of GM seeds. View Full Report With TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/commercial-seeds-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The global market for commercial seeds is expected to reach USD 72.09 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing population coupled with reduction in arable land is expected to boost the...

CHIRPS rainfall dataset
2014-05-16 06:16:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite the fact that it has become a widely accepted practice to use modern weather satellites to monitor terrestrial rainfall, establishing a reliable context for relating space-based rainfall observations to current and historical ground-based rainfall data has been difficult. A team of researchers from UC Santa Barbara and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has developed a new dataset that can be used for environmental...

2014-05-15 08:24:39

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (NYSE: POT), Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), Mosaic Co (NYSE: MOS) and Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:...

Tree Rings Reveal A History Of Drought In Utah
2014-05-02 05:21:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research on tree rings in Utah has revealed that some droughts of the past 576 years were much more severe than anything seen since the start of the 20th century. The study team said tree rings provide a much longer historical record than climate and stream flow logs, which only go back about 100 years. According to the team’s report in the Journal of the American Water Resources Association, the most severe drought of this...


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