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2013-10-24 23:19:02

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Survey of Bio-pesticide Industry in China. London (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Bio-pesticides are certain types of pesticides derived from such natural materials as animals, plants, bacteria, and certain minerals. For example, canola oil and baking soda have pesticidal applications and are considered bio-pesticides. With people’s rising awareness of environmental protection and food safety, more and more attention has been paid to...

2013-10-23 23:21:08

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Pesticides Markets in China. London (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 China's demand for pesticides has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. In the next five years, both production and demand will continue to grow. This new study examines China's economic trends, investment environment, industry development, supply and demand, industry capacity, industry structure, marketing channels and major industry participants....

2013-10-09 23:22:09

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Agrochemicals Market 2012-2016. London (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Agrochemicals market to grow at a CAGR of 4.36 percent over the period 2012–2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increased global demand for food grain. The Global Agrochemicals market has also been witnessing increasing adoption of genetically modified (GM) crops. However,...

2013-09-26 23:35:37

Company cites environmental advantages of synthetic grass to include saving water, preventing pesticide use and reducing lawn maintenance pollution. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 As consumers continue to seek environmentally-responsible solutions, many home and business owners have recognized synthetic turf as an attractive alternative. John Baize, director of leading artificial turf manufacturer Act Global, said that a growing number of people are seeking the company’s...

2013-09-23 23:19:36

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: US Disinfectant & Antimicrobial Chemicals Market. London (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 US demand to rise 6% annually through 2017 Demand for disinfectant and antimicrobial chemicals is forecast to grow six percent annually to $1.6 billion in 2017 as more moderate price growth and shifts toward lower cost disinfectants are offset by strong volume demand growth. A rebound in building construction activity, in conjunction with an...

2013-09-21 23:02:00

Kestrel Meters AU, the leading provider of portable personal weather meters for hunters, farmers, emergency crews, HVAC technicians, and outdoorsmen in Australia, has just released a pesticide spraying and crop dusting guide on their website. Troy, MI (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 Kestrel Meters AU, the leading provider of portable personal weather meters for hunters, farmers, emergency crews, HVAC technicians, and outdoorsmen in Australia, has just released a pesticide spraying and crop...

Banana Farms Contaminating Costa Rica's Crocs
2013-09-19 12:18:12

Wiley Shoppers spend over £10 billion on bananas annually and now this demand is being linked to the contamination of Central America's crocodilians. New research, published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, analyses blood samples from spectacled caiman in Costa Rica and finds that intensive pesticide use in plantations leads to contaminated species in protected conservation areas. "Banana plantations are big business in Costa Rica, which exports an estimated 1.8 million...

We Are All Contaminated By Man-made Chemicals
2013-09-16 04:04:40

[ Watch the Video: We’re All Polluted ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online You have been physiologically and biochemically polluted by man-made chemicals, according to Dr. James Siow of Australia’s National Institute of Integrative Medicine (NIIM). But don’t worry about it too much, you aren’t alone. In research presented Sunday at the CleanUp 2013 scientific contamination conference in Melbourne, Dr. Siow said that virtually every person on Earth has...


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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'