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2013-10-15 20:42:22

Better understanding of the movements of C. elegans worm will make a big difference in biomedical research One might wonder why researchers would even care about the nuances of the one-millimeter long nematode worm, let alone take the time to study them. But the answer is simple: they can provide powerful insights into human health and disease. New research performed at Texas Tech University and published in the journal Physics of Fluids demonstrates just that. By studying how this tiny...

2013-10-15 13:05:36

Increasing organic matter, improving soil quality, important for urban growers With higher populations and limited space, urban areas are not often thought of as places for agriculture. A recent surge in community gardens, though, is bringing agriculture and gardens into the cities. And certain byproducts of urban life – food and yard waste and municipal biosolids – can benefit those gardens, and the soils in them, tremendously. Sally Brown, associate professor at University of...

2013-10-12 23:04:31

In response to an article published by the Thomas Reuters Foundation, Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for organic food, issues a statement confirming evidence that organic farming could increase crop yields. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) October 12, 2013 Organic food advocate, Colle Farmers Market, responds to an article published by the Thomas Reuters Foundation on October 1st, which highlights a new study showing farmers can increase their production by switching to organic farming. According...

2013-10-10 23:27:31

In response to an article published by Take Part, Advancing Eco-Agriculture, a sustainable agriculture products and services company, discusses a new study suggesting sustainable agriculture could help end world hunger. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Advancing Eco-Agriculture, a commercial agriculture supply company that believes healthy plants can be resistant to disease and insect pests, discusses a new study that suggests sustainable farming practices could help in the fight...

2013-10-08 23:31:03

Cutting-edge technology and information are the principles that are available at the Semi-Annual Meeting of the Biopesticide Industry Alliance (BPIA) meeting. (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 The Semi Annual meeting of the Biopesticide Industry Alliance (BPIA) will take place at the Marriott Crystal City, Arlington, VA. Day one of the meeting will be dedicated to an EPA biopesticide registration workshop, with separate sessions for regulatory professionals and senior managers. About Bill Dunham:...

2013-10-07 23:30:54

Advancing Eco-Agriculture, a sustainable agriculture products and services company, discusses a new study about the soil building benefits from organic farming practices. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Advancing Eco-Aagriculture, a commercial agricultural company that offers a complete line of products and consultative services based on the scientific principles that healthy plants with a functional immune system can be resistant to disease and insect pests, affirms soil building...

2013-10-05 23:04:30

Advancing Eco Agriculture, a sustainable agriculture products and services company, commends Chico State University for providing its agricultural students with hands-on experience through its sustainable farming project. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 Advancing Eco Agriculture, a commercial agricultural company that helps farmers produce disease and insect resistant crops by using plant nutritional supplements to develop inherent plant resistance, commends Chico State University...

2013-10-05 23:04:17

In response to an article published by Take Part, Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for organic farms, discusses a new study suggesting sustainable agriculture could help feed the world. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for organic farms, discusses an article published by Take Part on September 24th, which details a new study suggesting sustainable, organic agriculture is the solution to the world’s hunger problem. According to the Take Part article...

2013-10-04 23:21:46

Botector® is an effective organic plant protection product that works through natural competition for space and nutrients to prevent the gray mold pathogen, Botrytis cinerea, from colonizing on the flower or berry surface. It is ideal for use in Integrated Pest Management, there is no development of pathogen resistance and it is safe for humans, animals and beneficial insects. Vista, CA (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Westbridge Agricultural Products announced today that the California...

2013-10-04 23:03:19

Advancing Eco Agriculture, a sustainable agriculture products and services company, discusses the efforts in the United Arab Emirates to teach farming practices that will help crops be more resistant to the effects of climate change. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Advancing Eco Agriculture, a commercial agricultural company that helps farmers produce disease and insect resistant crops using plant nutritional supplements, discusses the educational efforts by a group from the United...


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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...

Sheet Mulching
2013-08-05 12:36:35

Sheet mulching, or lasagna gardening, is the process of turning barren ground into a more nourishing garden without digging. It is a layered system that can be used for a yard garden or a topical box garden. Starting at the bottom is a weed proof barrier, like newspaper or cardboard. On top of that is a twelve-inch layer of compost or mulch material such as old clothes, yard clippings, and manure, which provides for nutrient rich soil. Weed-free soil is added prior to planting the desired...

Wildlife Garden
2013-08-05 11:00:54

A wildlife garden (or wild garden) provides a natural habitat for many species of wildlife/animals. Wildlife gardens can be parcels of land allowed to grow naturally or created by individuals with an interest in wildlife habitats. Gardeners will grow a wildlife garden in conjunction with their production/cash crop gardens as a means of attracting various species of wildlife to help control the pest and pollinate the flowers. Creating natural habitats that have otherwise disappeared will...

Redworm, Eisenia fetida
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The redworm (Eisenia fetida), also known as the brandling worm, the tiger worm, the panfish worm, the trout worm, or the California worm, is a species of earth worm that is classified within the Annelida phylum. This species is native only to Europe, but it has been introduced into every country, excluding Antarctica, for vermicomposting purposes. Unlike other species of worm, the redworm does not prefer to reside in soil. It can be found in manure, rotting vegetation, and compost. The...

Three Sisters
2013-05-18 07:30:48

Three Sisters crop is a technique of gardening used primarily by Native Americans, but gardeners of any kind may also use this technique. These crops use three types of plants; in the Tewa tribe, they use four. The traditional seeds used are corn, beans, and squash. There are many benefits from this method, the first being the use of the corn stalks for the beans to grow on. The beans themselves then provide nitrogen for the corn and squash, while giving the corn amino acids, lysine, and...

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