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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...

2013-05-02 23:25:10

Just in time for spring, SpiritDetox.com has launched an article highlighting the importance of organic gardening. The team is using this article to teach their readers about the benefits of gardening organically to avoid toxic foods. Bakersfield, California (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Toxic food is everywhere today, and that's why SpiritDetox.com has launched an article highlighting ways to garden without pesticides and other chemicals. The article, entitled "Maintaining a Pesticide Free Organic...

2013-05-01 23:01:34

This is the nineth 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) May 01, 2013 A landscaping and irrigation company was recently fined for storing pesticides in the same area as combustible materials — a decision that could have led to an explosion and fire. “Improper pesticide storage can expose both individuals and the environment to unintended...

2013-04-30 23:31:52

Pesticides Pose to Endangered and Threatened Species When determining the potential effects pesticides could pose to endangered or threatened species, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), and Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) should use a common scientific approach, says a new report from the National Research Council.  Specifically, the agencies should use a risk assessment approach that addresses problem formulation, exposure 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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