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2011-04-07 00:00:00

BASEL, Switzerland, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta and Bayer CropScience announced today a co-development agreement on an HPPD herbicide tolerance trait for soybeans. The trait is in early development with launch in North America expected in the second half of this decade. By incorporating tolerance to HPPD herbicides, and thereby enabling the use of leading weed control products, the new trait will provide a powerful mode of action for weed control and the management of weed...

2011-04-05 05:00:00

CR Best Buys Include Honda and Toro New Survey Finds One-Third of Americans Enjoy Lawn-Care; One-in-Twelve Drink While Mowing YONKERS, N.Y., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just in time for the warm weather and green grass, the latest issue of Consumer Reports features Ratings of more than 100 mowers and tractors, in the organization's largest mower test to date. Consumer Reports testers mowed 19.2 acres and identified more than 30 top-scoring models, including three models from...

2011-04-02 00:00:29

Mowers Direct Announces Best Commercial Zero Turn Mowers. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) April 01, 2011 Today MowersDirect.com announced its recommendations for the best commercial zero turn mowers. "Commercial zero turn mowers are the beefy, bad-boys you see professional landscapers cruising on," said Todd Gwaltney, resident product expert at Mowers Direct. "These mowers are at the top of the turf management food chain. With...

2011-04-01 00:14:18

Mowers Direct Announces Best Semi-Pro Zero Turn Mowers. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 Today MowersDirect.com announced its recommendations for the best semi-pro zero turn lawn mowers. "With large tires, hydrostatic transmissions and a multitude of cutting height adjustments, semi-pro zero turn mowers are a great choice for large expanses of turf," said Todd Gwaltney, resident product expert at Mowers Direct....

2011-03-31 00:00:30

Mowers Direct Announces Best Mid-Grade Zero Turn Mowers. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 30, 2011 Today MowersDirect.com announced its recommendations for the best mid-grade zero turn lawn mowers. "Mid-grade zero turn mowers offer performance features such as wider mowing decks and 3-blade cutting systems," said Todd Gwaltney, resident product expert at Mowers Direct, one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies in the...

2011-03-24 00:00:27

There's one in every neighborhood: the home with the lush, thick green lawn. Neighbors often assume the owner meticulously cares for the grass every weekend and convince themselves, they do not have the time or money to care for their lawn in the same way. The reality is, anyone can have that beautiful lawn, inexpensively and naturally, thanks to Ringer Lawn Restore by Safer Brand. Lititz, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 22, 2011 Powerful enough for drought conditions or dry climates, Ringer®...

2011-03-22 07:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), a leader in natural product innovation for pest management, announces the signing of a major Distribution Agreement with Syngenta Crop Protection AG, the global leader in crop protection. Syngenta will exclusively distribute MBI's award winning biofungicide Regalia in specialty crop markets throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Regalia will complement Syngenta's comprehensive fungicide portfolio,...

2011-03-20 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) MONDAY, MARCH 21: TUNE-UP YOUR LAWN MOWER Profile America -- Monday, March 21st. While most people are happy to see spring again, for many, there's a familiar chore coming up soon -- mowing the lawn. That means first digging through the shed or the garage, moving aside the snow shovels and other...

2011-03-17 21:09:23

Banded applications of CGM found effective in direct-seeded squash production Corn gluten meal, a powdery byproduct of the wet-milling process of corn, has shown important potential for use as an organic, non-selective preemergence or preplant-incorporated herbicide. A team of researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service and Oklahoma State University recently reported on the impact of corn gluten meal (CGM) applications on direct-seeded squash (Cucurbita...

2011-03-15 06:00:00

MILWAUKEE, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you struggling with lawn and yard care? Are the weeds growing but the grass isn't? Maybe you're embarrassed by patchy grass and an overgrown landscape. If so, it may be time for a yard care intervention, and a chance to grow your confidence and a better looking lawn and landscape. This spring and summer, the Briggs & Stratton Yard Doctor will roll up his sleeves and help homeowners confront their yard care demons with an on-the-ground...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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