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More Carbon Absorbed By Nutrient-rich Forests

More Carbon Absorbed By Nutrient-rich Forests

IIASA The ability of forests to sequester carbon from the atmosphere depends on nutrients available in the forest soils, shows new research from an international team of researchers, including IIASA. The study, published in the journal...

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2014-04-16 23:16:09

Gardenuity a new social selling company makes gardening accessible and easy for those who are new to edible gardening. If you have little access to a lot of yard space but want to be one of the 42 million households who are growing food at home or in a community garden, then this is the season to get started. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 What is Patio to Table Gardening™? At the heart, Patio to Table Gardening™ means the food on your table came directly from your patio or personal urban...

2014-04-16 00:20:38

BASEL, Switzerland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Strong start to European season -- Ongoing emerging market growth -- North American season delayed by weather -- On track to achieve full year sales growth target Sales in the first quarter of 2014 increased by 5 percent at constant exchange rates. The increase in reported sales was 2 percent owing to the depreciation of a number of emerging market currencies against the dollar. Integrated sales Integrated sales rose...

2014-04-15 23:11:14

ResearchMoz.us included new market research report " Global Grow Lights for Agriculture Market 2014-2020: Indsutry Size, Shares, Growth, Analysis, Trends And Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports. Browse full report at http://www.researchmoz.us/grow-lights-for-agriculture-market-shares-strategies-and-forecasts-worldwide-2014-to-2020-report.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Grow lights have become more sophisticated and less expensive to run as solar and wind...

2014-04-15 20:23:56

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dx28dk/global_fertilizer) has announced the addition of the "Global Fertilizer Nutrients Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dx28dk/global_fertilizer ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Fertilizer Nutrients market to grow at a CAGR of 3.83 percent over...

2014-04-15 16:29:15

Global Industrial Hemp Leader, CannaVest, Receives Permit to Grow Industrial Hemp in Colorado, the State Poised to Be the Leader in Development of Domestic Industrial Hemp Industry. LAS VEGAS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Passage of the U.S. Farm Bill in February of this year opened the door for global hemp industry leader, CannaVest Corp. (OTCBB:CANV) ("CannaVest"), to usher in the next phase of the potential $1 billion domestic industrial hemp industry. CannaVest, in...

2014-04-15 16:26:55

DUBLIN, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xjkb7c/water_soluble) has announced the addition of the "Water Soluble Fertilizers Market by Types, Applications, Crop Types & Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xjkb7c/water_soluble ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global water-soluble...

2014-04-15 16:26:37

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Agrochemical and Pesticide Markets in the Top 5 American Countries to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and ForecastsThe industry report package Agrochemical and Pesticide Markets in the Top 5 American Countries to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date perspective on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for agrochemicals and pesticides in Americas....

2014-04-14 23:09:50

Spring has sprung, bringing with it rising temperatures and the first shoots of tender young plants. Longer, warmer days sparks renewed look at regulating and maintaining optimum climate control in the greenhouse for plant success. Mobile, AL (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The warming weather is a reminder to greenhouse owners to examine climate control strategies inside the structure so as to ensure crops grow strong and healthy throughout the warmer days and nights ahead. Without such...

2014-04-14 16:26:36

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Agrochemical and Pesticide Markets in the World to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts The expansion of the global agrochemical and pesticide industry is forecast to reach 8.7% p.a. in the coming years. Between 2007 and 2013 the market increased with an average annual growth of 9.8%. Currently, herbicides, plant-growth regulators, and anti-sprouting products cover the largest part of...

2014-04-10 23:30:07

For over 30 years, American Hydroponics has designed, manufactured and supported high-performance hydroponic products and systems for clients in 44 countries worldwide. Arcata, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 American Hydroponics (AmHydro) is celebrating 30 years as a leader in hydroponic farming technology. Over the past three decades, AmHydro has established itself as a leader in growing with hydroponic systems supporting growers in 44 countries and throughout the United States. This kind...


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Integrated farming
2013-09-20 13:33:38

Integrated farming is the practice of growing crops and raising livestock simultaneously. Integrated farming is diversification at its best. One intense example of integrated farming can be found in China where fish farming has been integrated with raising livestock, along with growing agricultural crops, such as vegetables. Other examples of integrated farming include using pigs to clear fields of rocks and roots prior to planting a crop. Poultry is used to clean up rotten fruit and...

Hill farming
2013-09-20 13:07:03

Hill farming involves using is a particular piece of land for grazing sheep and cattle. This form of farming is used particularly by the farmers of the UK in the higher elevations. Farmers generally do not have access to winter fodder for their cattle, therefore, sheep farms are typical for such areas. Due to this restricted access, farmers move the herds to lower elevations for feeding. These specific farms are found in the North and South-Western areas of England, as well as the...

Roof garden
2013-08-21 10:36:40

A roof garden is a garden planted on the roofs of buildings, also known as rooftop farming. A roof garden is not only decorative but also offers other benefits such as providing food for human consumption and adding a natural habitat for wildlife, mainly birds. Plants are usually grown with hydroponics, aeroponics, or air-dynaponics. Container gardening with soil may also be used. Vertical gardening will allow for more plant production in a small area. Completing the gardening cycle...

Cultigen
2013-08-21 08:41:06

Cultigen is a plant that is the result of human selection by primarily turning a wild plant into a cultivated plant (anthropogenic plant) with minor changes. Cultigens can either be grown as a cultivated plant or planted in the wild and left to multiply on their own. Specifically selected plants are grafted with other plant material to produce mixed tissue used to create hybrids. The naming of cultigens is derived from the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature. The Cultivated Plant...

Flower garden
2013-08-21 08:27:49

Flower gardens, used for beautification purposes, contain various flowering plants providing blooms all year long and can be elaborate or simple. Flower gardens come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Formal flower gardens are planned out and serve as a multi-function garden, such as growing herbs around the border of a flower garden with edible blooms. Shrubs are also used in creating flower gardens suitable for plants requiring shade. A haphazard flower garden is one that is allowed to...

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