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2014-08-25 16:20:55

-- Minimize Revenue and Productivity Losses with a Proactive Approach and Pesticide-Free Treatments -- FAIRFIELD, N.J., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bed bugs are a public health issue that continues to plague office buildings, retail stores, movie theaters, libraries, and other workplaces. Bell Environmental Services, a leader in pesticide-free bed bug control, advises companies and organizations to take a proactive approach to bed bugs by preparing an action plan. No business is at fault...

2014-08-22 23:03:58

The Latin America Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/latin-america-pesticides-4348109195.html (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The Latin America Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The pesticides market in Latin America is estimated to grow from $8,832.85 million in 2013 to...

2014-08-20 23:03:42

The North America Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-pesticides-6932551993.html. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The North America Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The pesticides market in North America is estimated to grow from around $12,930.53 million in 2013 to...

2014-08-12 23:10:29

The Children's Environmental Health Network and the American Academy of Pediatrics comment on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed revisions for the Agricultural Worker Protection Standard with respect to pesticides. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) today called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to better protect agricultural workers and pesticide...

Arctic Mammals Can Metabolize Some Pesticides: Study
2014-08-08 03:33:01

University of Guelph Fortunately, you are not always what you eat – at least in Canada’s Arctic. New research from the University of Guelph reveals that arctic mammals such as caribou can metabolize some current-use pesticides (CUPs) ingested in vegetation. This limits exposures in animals that consume the caribou – including humans. “This is good news for the wildlife and people of the Arctic who survive by hunting caribou and other animals,” said Adam Morris, a PhD...

2014-08-05 12:28:54

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:European Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides and Adjuvants), by Crop Types, by Geography: Trends and Forecast to 2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/agricultural_chemicals/european_crop_protection_chemicals_market.htmlCrop protection chemicals are widely used across the globe, and are very useful to safeguard crops...

2014-07-31 17:12:08

University of California - Davis Metabolic syndrome connected to DDT exposure in womb Exposure of pregnant mice to the pesticide DDT is linked to an increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and related conditions in female offspring later in life, according to a study led by the University of California, Davis. The study, published online July 30 in the journal PLOS ONE, is the first to show that developmental exposure to DDT increases the risk of females later...

2014-07-31 08:27:49

NYU Researchers Advance the Stability of a Protein that Neutralizes Toxins in Common Pesticides and Chemical Weapons NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research at New York University is paving the way for a breakthrough that may prevent brain damage in civilians and military troops exposed to poisonous chemicals--particularly those in pesticides and chemical weapons. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO An article in the current issue of the journal...

2014-07-29 16:29:41

Concerns rising about dangerous chemicals being used to ward off disease WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As concerns rise over the heavy spraying of unhealthy chemicals in many of the most productive citrus regions of the country to fight off a deadly citrus disease, staff members from more than a dozen congressional offices gathered for a briefing on Tuesday to hear from the organic industry on its efforts to find safe approved organic ways to ward off the...

2014-07-28 09:55:59

USGS Insecticides similar to nicotine, known as neonicotinoids, were found commonly in streams throughout the Midwest, according to a new USGS study. This is the first broad-scale investigation of neonicotinoid insecticides in the Midwestern United States and one of the first conducted within the United States. Effective in killing a broad range of insect pests, use of neonicotinoid insecticides has dramatically increased over the last decade across the United States, particularly in...


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2009-04-28 21:04:39

The Plutella xylostella is often referred to as the Diamondback or Cabbage moth. This species is has a brief lifespan of only 14 days and is thought to have originated in the Mediterranean region of Europe, but has since dispersed across the world. This species is capable of reproducing quickly and can travel great distances. Diamondback are considered serious pests in warmer climates when the absence of a harsh winter prevents their eggs from being destroyed. The moths are resistant to...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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