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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...

2013-08-23 23:03:33

Crop Protection Chemicals Market report estimates the market size of the global crop protection chemicals market both in terms of active ingredient volume as well as revenue. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/crop-protection-380.html (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 The report, "Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides and Adjuvants), by Crop Types, by Geography: Global Trends and Forecast to 2018 ", defines and...

2013-08-09 23:02:42

Transparency Market Research publishes new "Pesticides Market: India, China and Japan Industry Analysis, Size, Share & Forecast (2009 - 2016)" market research report to its report store. Browse report with TOC: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/pesticides-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 According to Transparency Market Research, “Pesticides Market: India, China And Japan Transparency Market Research Industry Analysis, Size, Share & Forecast...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.