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Genetically Modified Sweet Corn Better For Environment, Safer For Farm Workers
2013-10-07 08:07:57

Entomological Society of America Since 1996, corn containing a gene that allows it to create a protein that is toxic to certain insects, yet safe for human consumption, has been grown in the United States. However, most of this "Bt corn" has been used for animal feed or processed into corn meal, starch, or other products. Although varieties of sweet corn (corn on the cob) have existed since the late 1990s, relatively few acres have been planted. Due to pressure from activist groups,...

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...

2013-09-18 23:21:42

Biocides Market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of applications, product types and geography; forecasting volume and revenue. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/biocide-market-415.html (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The report “Global Biocide Market - by Types, Applications, Trends & Forecast (2011 - 2016)” defines and segments the global biocide market with analysis and forecasting of the global volume and revenue for biocide. It also...

2013-09-17 23:00:24

ArborSystems introduces the Pointle Palm, a new quick-connect injection tip for their Wedgle Direct-Inject Tree Treatment System. ArborSystems provides a variety of tree injection systems and insecticides, fungicides, micronutrients and tree growth regulators designed to meet a broad range of tree care needs. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 ArborSystems introduces the Pointle Palm, a new quick-connect injection tip for their Wedgle Direct-Inject Tree Treatment System. "The tip...

Bedbug Genes Help The Pesky Critter Resist Pesticides
2013-09-10 04:31:14

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists examining the genome of the bedbug report that they have located more than a dozen genes responsible for giving the blood-sucking pests their resistance to common pesticides. The research, which was led by Dr. Fang Zhu of Washington State University, was presented Monday at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and could lead to relief for the millions of Americans dealing...

2013-09-03 23:02:38

The Weed Science Society of America today announced that the National Stakeholder Team for Pesticide Safety Education Program Funding has created a three-year initiative to enhance the education of pesticide applicators. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 The Weed Science Society of America today announced that the National Stakeholder Team for Pesticide Safety Education Program Funding has created a three-year initiative to enhance the education of pesticide applicators. The U.S....

2013-08-26 23:24:36

Green cleaning company My Cleaning Products now offers Silverfish Bully. The product, as it explained, is organic-based, so, it could kill ticks both effectively and safely. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Silverfish bugs are tiny. Yet, if their presence is not addressed, they could cause huge and various types of destruction on properties. So, to help the people deal with them effectively without compromising their health, My Cleaning Products introduced and suggested the use of its...

2013-08-23 23:03:33

Crop Protection Chemicals Market report estimates the market size of the global crop protection chemicals market both in terms of active ingredient volume as well as revenue. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/crop-protection-380.html (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 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...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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