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How Plants In Arid Lands Gain Nutrients To Survive
2013-11-06 11:48:07

Marine Biological Laboratory The vast sagebrush landscapes of the western United States are one of the largest ecosystems in North America.  Long, cold winters and hot, dry summers characterize these cold desert ecosystems and create bone-dry soils during seasonal droughts. New research published this week from MBL (Marine Biological Laboratory) senior scientist Zoe Cardon, John Stark (Utah State University), and their two former students, sheds light on how desert plants gain nutrients...

2013-11-04 23:03:10

The Weed Science Society of America has announced five annual meetings that will take place throughout the winter and spring months. The meetings are expected to attract hundreds of scientists, students, educators, and others interested in weed management practices. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Upcoming annual meetings of the Weed Science Society of America and its sister scientific societies in the U.S. and Canada will tackle a wide range of topics – from invasive species...

2013-11-04 16:02:16

Great civilizations have fallen because they failed to prevent the degradation of the soils on which they were founded. The modern world could suffer the same fate. This is according to Professor Mary Scholes and Dr Bob Scholes who have published a paper in top scientific journal, Science, which describes how the productivity of many lands has been dramatically reduced as a result of soil erosion, accumulation of salinity, and nutrient depletion. “Cultivating soil continuously for too...

2013-11-01 23:03:46

Aqua Feed Market report categorizes the global market for aqua feeds on the basis of end consumption, additives, geography; forecasting revenue and analyzing trends. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/aquafeeds-market-1151.html (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 The report "Aqua Feed Market by End Consumption (Fish, Crustaceans, Mollusks, Others), Additives, (Antibiotics, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids, Feed Enzymes, Feed Acidifiers , Others), Geography - Global Trends &...

Dryland Soil Nutrients Will Be Disrupted Due To Warming Climate
2013-10-31 08:11:41

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A landmark study conducted by an international collaboration of scientists reveals that an increasing aridity due to global warming will disrupt the balance of nutrients in the soil and cause a reduction of productivity in the world's drylands. The study, published in Nature, investigated 224 dryland sites in 16 countries on every continent except Antarctica. University of New South Wales Adjunct Professor David Eldridge studied...

2013-10-30 23:35:05

Getting the lead out - MT2 implements firing range improvements to improve officer safety and protect the environment. Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 MT2, LLC (MT2), national leader in providing Environmental Firing Range Services and exclusive provider of ECOBOND Lead Treatment Technologies, announced today that it has successfully completed another round of range maintenance and improvement tasks at the North Las Vegas Police Department (Department) Firing Range in support of the...

2013-10-30 23:34:08

Rough Brothers, Inc. has officially launched their new logo. The new logo's color is green, which symbolizes the company’s focus in the greenhouse industry. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Rough Brothers, Inc. (RBI) has officially launched their new logo. The previous logo was created in the early 1990s and has served the company for more than two decades. During that period, Rough has expanded its portfolio of products and services. As the company enters a new stage in its...

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...


Latest Land management Reference Libraries

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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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