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2011-10-12 10:44:49

2,4-D is coming back. What many might consider a "dinosaur" may be the best solution for growers fighting weed resistance today, said Dean Riechers, University of Illinois associate professor of weed physiology. "Farmers can't imagine going back to 2,4-D or other auxin herbicides," Riechers said. "But herbicide resistance is bad enough that companies are willing to bring it back. That illustrates how severe this problem is." In a recently published article in Weed Science, Riechers and...

2011-09-27 10:00:00

A task force of respected weed scientists from universities, industry and private consulting spent 18 months pulling together the most current, science-based information available on the causes of herbicide resistance and effective management techniques. The result is a peer reviewed, five-module program available as Web-based training, PowerPoint slides or video. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) September 27, 2011 Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) is introducing a free training...

2011-08-02 00:00:30

Parker Waichman Alonso LLP Files Two Class Action Lawsuits on Behalf of Iowa Property Owners Alleging DuPont's Imprelisâ“ž¢ Herbicide Killed and Damaged Trees on Their Property New York, New York (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 Parker Waichman Alonso LLP, a national law firm representing victims of defective products and toxic substances, together with its partner law firms, has filed two class action lawsuits on behalf of Iowa residents alleging DuPont's...

2011-07-25 00:00:27

Neblett, Beard & Arsenault is a nationally recognized law firm with over 25 years of experience handling toxic tort litigation. Richard Arsenault, senior and founding partner, has filed a class action lawsuit and is investigating further legal action against DuPont in connection with possible side effects associated with the Imprelis herbicide. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) July 24, 2011 (Docket 1:11-cv-01517) Richard J. Arsenault of Neblett, Beard & Arsenault has filed a class action...

2011-07-20 13:56:00

DAVIS, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations, a leading provider of effective and environmentally friendly natural pest management products, is pleased to announce the appointment of Elin D. Miller to its Board of Directors. "The company will benefit greatly from Elin's leadership and advice," said Pam Marrone, Founder and CEO of the company. "Her broad knowledge and management experience in both the business and regulatory aspects of the agricultural industry are...

2011-07-19 12:28:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Growers, consultants, weed scientists, researchers and government agency officials who participated in the July 2010 launch of the Respect the Rotation(TM) initiative have taken measureable steps toward progress in the fight against the proliferation of glyphosate-resistant weeds. But university experts still believe the system will fail if current practices continue. (Logo:...

2011-07-07 00:00:29

Mowers Direct Announces Best Edgers. Recommendations Based on Field Tests and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 Today MowersDirect.com announced its recommendations for the best lawn edgers. "Turning your lawn from good to great can be as simple as adding an edger to your repertoire of lawn tools," said Todd Gwaltney, resident product expert at Mowers Direct. "You can have sharp, well-maintained grass borders around your driveways, walks and flower beds."...


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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.