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2014-06-25 12:30:29

"Trojan cows": Agenor Mafra-Neto of ISCA Technologies develops human-scented cow cologne to fight malaria mosquitoes RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ISCA Technologies announced today that Agenor Mafra-Neto's ground breaking research on the development of a human-scented Trojan cow technology has been awarded a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Grand Challenges Explorations grant. Dr. Mafra-Neto's team is developing an inexpensive, long lasting, 'cologne'...

2014-06-20 16:21:17

EPA Fails to Restrict Pesticides Linked to Bee Decline WASHINGTON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House today issued a Presidential Memorandum on pollinator health to the heads of federal agencies requiring action to "reverse pollinator losses and help restore populations to healthy levels." The President is directing agencies to establish a Pollinator Health Task Force, and to develop a National Pollinator Health Strategy, including a Pollinator Research Action...

2014-06-20 12:24:53

DALLAS, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Fungicides Market by Type (Benzimidazoles, Dithiocarbamates, Phenylamides, Chloronitriles, Strobilurins, Triazoles), by Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables) & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019", defines and segments the Fungicides Market with an analysis and forecast of the global values for the market. It also identifies the driving and restraining factors with...

2014-06-17 12:30:56

Groups Petition USDA to Restore Organic Board's Independent Authorities Set by Congress WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, 20 organic farm and consumer groups filed a petition with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to protect the authority and permanence of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). The petitioners object to recent changes to the NOSB charter, renewed on May 8, 2014, that undermine the mandatory and continuing duties of the Board as...

2014-06-11 23:09:49

Dr. William Croft's new novel addresses major insurance company conspiracy based on well-documented fact. MADISON, Wisc. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 What is scarier than disease? Mass cover-up of the cause. Dr. William Croft has successfully identified illness utilizing anatomic pathology for over 38 years, including diagnosing toxic mold, arsenic, petroleum, asbestos, and Chronic Wasting Disease in humans. Croft’s latest discovery involves serious controversy: Man-made prions were used...

2014-06-09 23:02:34

Agrochemicals Market is expected to reach $242,757.8 million by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 3.6% from 2013 to 2018. The Agrochemical market has been divided into two segments namely Fertilizers and Pesticides. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/global-agro-chemicals-market-report-132.html (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 The report "Agrochemicals Market by Type (Fertilizers, Pesticides), by Fertilizer Type (Nitrogenous, Potassic, Phosphatic), by Pesticide Type (Organophosphates,...

2014-06-09 12:23:15

ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PIP) announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued U.S. patent number 8,729,245 to PharmAthene, with claims that cover methods for the production of its recombinant butyrlcholinesterase (rBChE) bioscavenger in mammalian cells. PharmAthene is initially developing rBChE as a pre- and post-exposure therapy for military and civilian victims of nerve agent attacks. "Organophosphorus compounds, including...

2014-05-28 23:10:11

Enough Maui County residents have signed a petition to potentially place on the November 2014 ballot a temporary moratorium on all GE cultivation practices, including open-field GMO and pesticide experimentation, until a company funded, County administered Environmental and Public Health Impacts Study (EPHIS) shows they are safe for the environment and human exposure.The SHAKA Movement (Sustainable Hawaiian Agriculture for the Keiki and the 'Aina) helped to successfully coordinated...

2014-05-27 23:08:53

Latest Hire Cements Terramera, Inc.’s Commitment to Research & Development Vancouver, B.C. (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Terramera, a pioneer in developing effective and safe bio-pesticides for pest management, announced the addition of Doug Chou as a Senior Scientist to their R&D team. Dr. Chou brings over 10 years of hands on experience in the pharmaceutical industry. His broad background includes process development, technology transfer, project management and manufacturing of drug...

2014-05-18 23:01:29

Crop Protection Chemicals Market is expected to reach 3,136.1 KT by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 3.2% from 2013 to 2018. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/crop-protection-380.html (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 The report, "Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides and Adjuvants), by Crop Types, by Geography: Global Trends and Forecast to 2018 ", defines and segments the global crop protection chemicals market with analysis...


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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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.