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2013-10-30 23:29:28

The plague of bed bug infestation across the nation was a topic of major discussion throughout the whole pest management industry during Pestworld, the global pest control conference, especially the problem of bed bugs’ resistance to common synthetic pesticides. Related study finds EcoRaider, a natural product by Reneotech provides the answer. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Pestworld, the world’s largest pest control convention, closed on Oct 25th in Phoenix. During the week,...

2013-10-30 23:25:07

Transparency Market Research published new "Global Seed Treatment Market (Insecticides, Fungicides, Other Chemical and Nonchemical Treatment) for Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Canola, Cotton and Others - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with Request TOC; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/seed-treatment-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The global...

2013-10-29 11:27:10

In a novel study, a University of Oklahoma researcher and collaborators found a common bioindicator, Hyalella azteca, used to test the toxicity of water or sediment was resistant to insecticides used in agricultural areas of central California. The study is the first to demonstrate that the indicator species may adapt to polluted conditions of a habitat and become an entirely unreliable source of information about ecosystem health. Gary Wellborn, professor of biology in the OU College of...

2013-10-22 23:05:02

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Insecticides China News 1307. London (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 As the selling season for pesticides has begun, many companies, especially some overseas pesticide companies, are busy promoting their products, which will further strengthen their position in the domestic rice insecticide market. For example, Bayer recently signed an agreement with NATESC to promote its "Much More Rice" program, which offers farmers a...

Genetically Modified Sweet Corn Better For Environment, Safer For Farm Workers
2013-10-07 08:07:57

Entomological Society of America Since 1996, corn containing a gene that allows it to create a protein that is toxic to certain insects, yet safe for human consumption, has been grown in the United States. However, most of this "Bt corn" has been used for animal feed or processed into corn meal, starch, or other products. Although varieties of sweet corn (corn on the cob) have existed since the late 1990s, relatively few acres have been planted. Due to pressure from activist groups,...

2013-09-17 23:00:24

ArborSystems introduces the Pointle Palm, a new quick-connect injection tip for their Wedgle Direct-Inject Tree Treatment System. ArborSystems provides a variety of tree injection systems and insecticides, fungicides, micronutrients and tree growth regulators designed to meet a broad range of tree care needs. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 ArborSystems introduces the Pointle Palm, a new quick-connect injection tip for their Wedgle Direct-Inject Tree Treatment System. "The tip...

Bedbug Genes Help The Pesky Critter Resist Pesticides
2013-09-10 04:31:14

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists examining the genome of the bedbug report that they have located more than a dozen genes responsible for giving the blood-sucking pests their resistance to common pesticides. The research, which was led by Dr. Fang Zhu of Washington State University, was presented Monday at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and could lead to relief for the millions of Americans dealing...


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