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2013-06-15 23:01:55

Organic food advocate, Colle Farmers Market, responds to a Medical Daily article outlining how patients with Parkinson´s disease may benefit from eating food grown without pesticides. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) June 15, 2013 On June 15, organic food advocate Colle Farmers Market issues a statement in response to a Medical Daily article, which details how organic food could prevent Parkinson´s disease. According to an article published by Medical Daily, some recent studies have suggested...

2013-06-13 23:21:45

Rutgers University Entomology Laboratory identified Renotech Inc.'s product as a superior treatment for bed bugs. New Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 A study was conducted by the Rutgers University Entomology Lab recently comparing effectiveness between some most seen over-the-counter products and identified EcoRaider, a product provided by Reneotech Inc, as the top bed bug killer among 11 other brands. This study highlights the effectiveness of this all-natural bed bug spray and...

2013-06-04 23:19:43

This is the tenth in a series of press releases from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) on the importance of practicing good pesticide stewardship techniques. LAWRENCE, Kansas (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Recently, pesticide spray drift from different pesticide applications caused damage to field corn on a bordering farm, vegetables in an adjacent backyard, trees and bushes in a nearby state park and vegetation on an adjoining campus. In all cases, the applicators were fined because they...

2013-05-31 23:16:22

Gives growers a tool to protect crops while not harming key pollinators. Davis, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), has received U.S. EPA approval to delete the bee toxicity warning statement from its Grandevo® Bioinsecticide label following a review. The removal of the toxicity statement is supported by third-party field evaluations that show Grandevo has no increased mortality or detrimental effects to honeybees. The key study was conducted in central North...

2013-05-24 23:22:02

NEA´s patented Nano-technology will be used in effort to create new hand-held analyzer system to detect a range of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), including toxic and deadly materials in food and plants. Riverside, California (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Nano Engineered Applications, Inc. (NEA), an Innovation Economy® Venture, signed this month a multi-year, multi-phased product development and distribution agreement to develop products and a testing platform capable of detecting...

2013-05-06 23:19:21

New Market Research Report "China Pesticide And Structural Adhesive Industry Report 2012-2015" Has Been Added In MarketResearchReports.Biz's Reports Database Albany, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 China Pesticide Industry Report, 2012-2015 : In recent years, China pesticide industry has showned sound development as a whole. In 2012, chemical pesticide API (converting into active ingredient) output of China increased by 34.0% year-on-year to 3.549 million tons, with the AAGR of 19.2% between 2005...


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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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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