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1934 Dust Bowl Drought Was The Worst In A Thousand Years

1934 Dust Bowl Drought Was The Worst In A Thousand Years

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Everyone has heard of the Dust Bowl, but understanding its true devastation is difficult. In the midst of the Great Depression, crops began to die and the dust began to fly. The four...

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2014-10-09 16:26:01

LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global market for seed treatment in cotton is forecast to maintain the slowest 2014-2020 CAGR of 5.3% in comparison to other crop types. With an estimated share of 46.7% in 2014, North America is the largest market for seed treatment in cotton applications, though Asia-Pacific is expected to register the fastest corresponding period CAGR of 7.3%.The market for seed treatment gains in significance due to a number of factors, prominent among...

2014-10-09 16:25:54

LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global market for seed treatment in canola is anticipated to reach US$257.2 million by 2020 from an estimated US$US$171.1 million in 2014 by maintaining a healthy CAGR of 7% between these years. In addition to being the largest seed treatment market for canola, with a share of 49.6% in 2013, North America is also likely to emerge as the fastest growing in recording a compounded annual rate of 7.6% over 2014-2020.The market for seed treatment...

2014-10-09 16:25:51

LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American market for seed treatment in cotton is likely to reach US$74.8 million by 2020 from an estimated US$55.6 million in 2014 at a CAGR of 5%. Though United States is the largest market for seed treatment in cotton in the region, with an estimated 2014 share of 89.6%, Mexican demand for the same is slated to register the fastest 2014-2020 CAGR of 5.3%.The market for seed treatment gains in significance due to a number of factors,...

2014-10-09 16:25:36

LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global market for biological seed treatment is projected to reach US$240.6 million by 2020, thereby exhibiting the faster CAGR of 7.6% between 2014 and 2020, when compared to the chemical seed treatment market. North America forms the dominant region in terms of demand for biological seed treatment, estimated to account for a share of 49.3% in 2014, though Asia-Pacific is anticipated to outpace all other global markets by registering a...

2014-10-08 16:25:29

LONDON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American market for seed treatment in wheat is forecast to sustain a comparatively slow CAGR of 5.2% over 2013-2020 in reaching a projected US$319.7 million by 2020. The region's seed treatment market in wheat is dominated by the United States, estimated to account for a share of 88.8% in 2014. However, in terms of fastest growth in demand for seed treatment in wheat, Mexico is likely to outpace other North American markets by recording a...

2014-10-07 16:24:22

LONDON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global market for seed treatment comprises chemical agents, including insecticides, fungicides and other chemicals and biological agents, of which chemical agents form the most dominant application segment. Biological seed treatment agents include applications that are derived from renewable resources and contain natural active ingredients. These seed treatment agents have no adverse impact on the environment, workers and consumers in...

2014-10-06 20:22:28

LONDON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global market for seed treatment in wheat is estimated at US$510.8 million in 2014 and further forecast to sustain a CAGR of about 6% between 2013 and 2020. North America is the largest consumer of seed treatment products for wheat, with an estimated share of just over 46% in 2014. However, demand for seed treatment in wheat is likely to be the fastest growing in Asia-Pacific, with a forecast 2014-2020 compounded annual rate of 9.1%.The market...

Causes Of California Drought Linked To Human-caused Climate Change
2014-09-30 03:58:39

National Science Foundation The atmospheric conditions associated with the unprecedented drought currently afflicting California are "very likely" linked to human-caused climate change, Stanford scientists say. In a new study, a team led by Stanford climate scientist Noah Diffenbaugh used a novel combination of computer simulations and statistical techniques to show that a persistent region of high atmospheric pressure hovering over the Pacific Ocean that diverted storms away from...

2014-09-24 23:04:02

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Vegetable Seeds Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Hybrid seeds are the most critical and cost effective input for increasing the vegetable production through improving per acre productivity. Hybrid vegetable seed industry has made great strides in improving vegetable production and has a major role to play going forward. High quality seed with both input traits...

2014-09-24 12:31:06

One million dollar commitment from Monsanto Company to National 4-H Council supports the 4-H Ag Innovators Experience CHEVY CHASE, Md., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council and Monsanto Company today announced that they will continue their efforts to inspire the next generation through the 4-H Ag Innovators Experience. Through this program, the organizations are partnering to help youth develop 21(st) century workforce skills necessary to meet the needs of a...


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