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2014-04-02 23:02:27

Over the past five years, rapid growth in generic products as key patents expired pushed prices down in the Pesticide Manufacturing industry. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Pesticide Manufacturing industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Historically, the biggest factor influencing the Pesticide Manufacturing industry in Australia was the level of agricultural output and income. Over the past five years, however,...

2014-03-25 23:25:51

TechNich Solutions LLC’s release of their BugVibes™ Cherry marks a major new technology milestone in the production of organic, non-GMO, and all-natural cherries with minimal pest damage. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 William Nicholson, president of TechNich Solutions LLC, announced the launch of their next product, BugVibes™ Cherry. This BugVibes™ kit is customized to repel pests attracted to cherry trees. As the continued debate on the importance of GMO foods, organic...

2014-02-27 23:00:38

The alarming increase of birth defects and rare illnesses testified to by local doctors during recent public hearing in Kauai County and the lack of federal and state oversight is forcing Maui County citizens to stand up to Hawaii's GMO giants on their own. While biotech industry lobbyists scramble to block them, five Maui citizens, with community support through the SHAKA Movement, are using a unique clause in the state constitution to call for a temporary moratorium until the...

Researchers Use Plant-produced Sex Pheromone To Trap Moths
2014-02-27 14:24:45

Kansas State University A collaborative experiment involving a Kansas State University biochemist may mark the beginning of an effective, environmentally friendly plant-based method of insect control. Timothy Durrett, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics, was part of the collaboration that used various plant and moth enzymes to engineer plants that emitted sex pheromones that mimic those naturally produced by two species of moths. The research recently...

2014-02-21 23:01:59

New research report “Agrochemicals Market by Type (Fertilizers, Pesticides), by Fertilizer Type (Nitrogenous, Potassic, Phosphatic), by Pesticide Type (Organophosphates, Pyrethroids, Neonicotinoides, Bio-Pesticides), & Sub-types - Global Market Trends & Forecast to 2018” worked out by MarketsandMarkets (M&M) is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the world agrochemicals market is predicted to record a 3.6% CAGR during 2014-2018. London, UK (PRWEB)...

2014-02-20 16:21:12

DUBLIN, February 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f2q9wt/fungicides_china) has announced the addition of the "Latest News on the Chinese Fungicides Industry" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f2q9wt/fungicides_china ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) In contrast to the situation of insecticides and herbicides which witnessed strong export...

2014-02-14 23:00:48

Number of Chemicals Known to Injure the Developing Brain Doubles in Seven Years, According to Mount Sinai and Harvard Researchers New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The number of industrial chemicals recognized as causing neurodevelopmental disabilities, including autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyslexia, and other cognitive impairments, have more than doubled in the seven years since a landmark study of these toxins was first published, according to new...

2014-02-11 23:20:56

In response to an article published by Babble, Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for organic farms, discusses a third grader’s science experiment and details the benefits of organic food. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for organic farms, details the results of a third grader’s science experiment and how it exemplifies the benefits of organic food. According to a January 9th article posted on Babble titled “A Third Grader Proves the Benefits...

2014-02-05 12:22:40

Groups had to sue the Minister of Health to secure reviews of pesticides already banned in Europe MONTREAL, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Environmental groups have forced Ottawa to review the approval of up to 383 pesticide products containing 23 active ingredients including many with links to cancer and water contamination. After a legal challenge by Equiterre and the David Suzuki Foundation, the federal government will examine these pesticide products, which contain...

Genetic Makeup Determines Parkinson's Risk From Pesticide Use
2014-02-05 09:34:22

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online In the past, studies have shown that pesticides can cause an increased risk for the development of Parkinson’s disease. Recently, UCLA researchers have discovered that amount of risk varies with a person’s individual genetic makeup. People with a specific genetic variant and are living in extreme pesticide-exposed areas have an increased likelihood of developing the disease by two- to six-fold. Previously, the UCLA team found...


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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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