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A collaborative experiment involving a Kansas State University biochemist may mark the beginning of an effective, environmentally friendly plant-based method of insect control.
New research report “Agrochemicals Market by Type (Fertilizers, Pesticides), by Fertilizer Type (Nitrogenous, Potassic, Phosphatic), by Pesticide Type (Organophosphates, Pyrethroids, Neonicotinoides,
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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
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.
Groups had to sue the Minister of Health to secure reviews of pesticides already banned in Europe MONTREAL, Feb.
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.
Many people argue that organic farming is better for public health, and a new study from researchers at Oxford University has found that organic farms support greater biodiversity in their immediate environment.
For over 40 years scientists have recognized that DDT, a synthetic pesticide, harms bird habitats and is threatening to the environment. Although DDT was banned in the United States in 1972, other countries continue to use it as a pesticide.
Four pesticides commonly used on crops to kill insects and fungi also kill honeybee larvae within their hives
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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