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2012-09-24 23:03:04

New study “Ethylene: 2012 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2017” developed by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. The study reports that The Asia-Pacific will keep on dominating the market and generating over a third of global demand. London, UK (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 Despite demonstrating healthy sustainable growth rate, the demand for ethylene is forecast to be far outpaced by the vast capacity expansion...

Crops Possibly Protected From Stressors Due To New Discovery
2012-08-31 16:37:30

Salk findings of a key genetic mechanism in plant hormone signaling may help save crops from stress and help address human hunger Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have discovered a key genetic switch by which plants control their response to ethylene gas, a natural plant hormone best known for its ability to ripen fruit, but which, under stress conditions, can cause wilted leaves, premature aging and spoilage from over-ripening. The findings, published August 30 in...


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