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2014-02-19 23:02:18

An article in the journal Weed Technology discusses the development of a model that can analyze the simultaneous evolution of resistance to herbicides that inhibit the acetolactate synthase (ALS) and acetyl-CoA carboxylase (ACCase) enzymes. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Effective herbicides are essential to rice production in the mid-southern United States. In recent decades, the primary weed that challenges rice fields, barnyardgrass, developed resistance to two widely used...

2014-02-18 08:30:50

First-In-Class Active Ingredient Releasing Film Moving Closer to Market MONTREAL, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Imaflex Inc. (TSXV: IFX) ("Imaflex" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce the successful completion of repeatable pilot production and analytical characterization of the first herbicidal pre-formulation for its novel crop protection active ingredient releasing agricultural films. The pre-formulation contains an herbicide optimally dispersed in a water-soluble,...

Drifting Herbicides Can Cause Unintended Effects
2014-02-11 14:52:42

Penn State Farmers should take extra precautions so drifting herbicides do not create unintended consequences on neighboring fields and farms, according to agricultural researchers. The researchers found a range of effects -- positive, neutral and negative -- when they sprayed the herbicide dicamba on old fields -- ones that are no longer used for cultivation -- and on field edges, according to J. Franklin Egan, research ecologist, USDA-Agricultural Research Service. He said the effects...

2014-01-24 23:01:08

Richard Schulte to Lead Prosecution of Individual Imprelis Damage Claims Filed by Property Owners Seeking Compensation from DuPont for the Damage Allegedly Done by Imprelis Herbicide. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced law firm representing property owners in Imprelis damage claims, is pleased to announce that Richard W. Schulte, a partner with the Firm, has been named Lead Counsel for Individual Plaintiffs in the federal Imprelis litigation...

2014-01-20 23:23:54

The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 75,518 new articles on herbicide application. As a comprehensive publisher of agricultural articles, EurekaMag.com extensively covers use of substances used to destroy unwanted weed vegetation in cultivated crops. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 EurekaMag.com has newly published 75,518 references and abstracts on application of herbicides. The site's Research Category extensively covers this...

2014-01-14 23:30:48

Since 2009, the Summit Mowers line of remote control lawn mowers have evolved from a fun way to mow the lawn to commercial grade track driven mowers for slopes too steep for traditional riding lawn mowers. New Albany, Mississippi (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Over the years, Summit has perfected the Remote Control Lawn Mower and is excited to introduce the new line up for 2014 starting with the all new TRX-60 track driven slope mower. After many customer inquiries to develop a 60" unit,...

2014-01-06 08:32:31

International Consumer Electronics Show Honors Cub Cadet ZERO with Innovations Design & Engineering Award, Recognizes Technology as Powering the Future of Lawn Care LAS VEGAS and CLEVELAND, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cub Cadet, the leader in outdoor power equipment, is excited to announce extended market availability of the RZT S(TM) ZERO, the world's first fully-electric zero-turn riding mower with steering wheel control and four-wheel steering technology. (Photo:...

2013-12-18 23:21:14

Turf Feeding Systems and Sun State Organics are now working together to implement sustainable products and technology into Sustainable Agriculture and Water Efficiency. Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Turf Feeding Systems, Inc, a Houston based fertigation company, is now closely linked with Sun State Organics, LLC, a Florida organic soils company that aims to convert waste into soil and food. Turf Feeding Systems is a world leader in creating and installing packaged fertigation...

2013-12-10 23:30:32

Lawn Plus, LLC, a lawn care company headquartered in West Alexandria, Ohio, released its new website design this fall. The site features a navigation configured for both desktop and mobile devices, and updated content so users can learn more about the company’s lawn care services offered in and around Dayton. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Lawn Plus, LLC unveiled a completely revamped website design that is now easier to navigate from a computer or smartphone. The new site has a...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • 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.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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