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2014-07-09 23:13:39

B&D Rockeries, a landscaping company specializing in rockeries and rock retaining walls, has released an article showcasing a variety of hearty flowers and shrubs that can enliven a dull rockery landscape. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Gardeners that have struggled with knowing how to dress up their rockeries and rock retaining walls can look to B&D Rockeries for quick inspiration. In their recently released article, B&D Rockeries addresses the common problem that...

2014-07-08 12:23:02

DALLAS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report "Nematicides Market by Types (Fumigants, Organophosphates, Carbamate and Bio-Nematicides), Applications (Agrochemicals, Industrial and Others) and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific & ROW) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, Nematicides Market is projected to grow at a healthy CAGR of 3.2% between 2014 and 2019. Bio-Nematicides are projected to grow at the highest CAGR of...

2014-07-03 16:21:00

DALLAS, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Seed Treatment Market by Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), by Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control, and Others) and by Crop (Cereals, Oilseeds, and Others) - Global Trends, Forecasts and Technical Insights up to 2019", defines and segments the Seed Treatment Market with analysis and projection of the market size for both, synthetic as well as bio-based seed treatments. It also identifies the driving and restraining...

2014-07-02 23:10:35

15 years after manufacturer’s first sale, the Northpoint Series remains a company staple. Williston, VT (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Fifteen years after Rimol Greenhouse Systems began manufacturing its own greenhouse structures, the first two Northpoint Series structures it ever assembled are still standing tall for Adams Apple Orchard & Farm Market. In 2014, the greenhouse manufacturer now has 10 structures it can call its own. Rimol Greenhouses is approaching 20 years in business this...

Invasive Plants Can Accelerate The Greenhouse Effect
2014-07-02 03:04:01

Clemson University Clemson University scientists are shedding new light on how invasion by exotic plant species affects the ability of soil to store greenhouse gases. The research could have far-reaching implications for how we manage agricultural land and native ecosystems. In a paper published in the scientific journal New Phytologist, plant ecologist Nishanth Tharayil and graduate student Mioko Tamura show that invasive plants can accelerate the greenhouse effect by releasing carbon...

2014-06-30 23:17:52

“Reintegrating Ag: Local Food Systems and the Future of Cities” will examine economic, environmental and community benefits when developing a robust local food system. Farmers, entrepreneurs, investors, city planners, inventors, and agriculture suppliers must attend this conference. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The 3rd Annual Seedstock Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Conference – “Reintegrating Ag: Local Food Systems and the Future of Cities” – will focus on the...

2014-06-30 16:22:06

DUBLIN, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xdgs42/nitrogenous) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Nitrogenous Fertilizers Market - Forecasts To 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Nitrogen fertilizers are commonly used in the agriculture industry. Application rates for nitrogenous fertilizers depend on soil fertility that is usually measured by a soil...

2014-06-26 08:30:16

Represents Potential Multi-Million Dollar Opportunity FIVE POINTS, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today announced the first shipments of dormant alfalfa seed varieties to the People's Republic of China (PRC). This is especially important for S&W, since it is both the Company's first shipment to the PRC, and also the first commercial export of its dormant alfalfa seed. The PRC is a new and potentially large market, representing a...

2014-06-25 08:33:32

LONDON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Research Report on Water Soluble Fertilizer Market in Chinahttp://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/agricultural_chemicals/research_report_water_soluble_fertilizer_market_china.html Research BackgroundWater soluble fertilizer (WSF) refers to liquid or solid fertilizers that can be used in fertigation, leaf dressing, soilless culture, seed soaking and root irrigation after water dilution or...

2014-06-24 16:22:04

Summitt Energy plants 18,000 trees in honour of EverGreen Program Homeowners' Commitment to Energy Conservation TORONTO, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Trees offer homeowners more than landscaping aesthetics; in addition to beautifying our communities, trees reduce local air pollution, have the potential to mitigate storm water damage, and reduce homeowners' electricity costs, according to a May 2013 study by Ryerson University entitled, "Growing Summer Energy Conservation through Residential Tree...


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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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