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Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas fergitation company, is helping two olive growers in South Texas reduce the high losses of young trees and increase new growth on the young saplings. Houston,
ALBANY, New York, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A latest study on the compound feed market and feed additives market by Transparency Market Research states that this
Rob Calley of Backridge Tree Service earns safety credential from the Tree Care Industry Association. Mary Esther, Florida (PRWEB) September 30, 2014
SUPPRESS™ Herbicide EC is registered as a broad spectrum contact herbicide for post-emergent, non-selective weed control for use in all agricultural food and non-food crops. Vista,
As America’s thoughts turn toward the NFL, NBA & NHL season openings, and the MLB playoffs, many pro sports teams are working with their local communities to plant trees CHAMPAIGN,
A study featured in the journal Weed Technology tested the seed retention of four dominant weed species plaguing Australian crop production.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced the winners of the 2014 Professional Awards and Student Awards today.
FIVE POINTS, Calif., Sept.
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 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...
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 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 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...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.