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2014-07-12 05:26:43

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An in-depth comparison of the nutritional quality and safety of food production methods has revealed that organic crops contain more antioxidants, as well as fewer and less frequent pesticide-related residue. Lead investigator Carlo Leifert, a professor at the Newcastle University School of Agriculture in the UK, and an international team of colleagues examined 343 peer-reviewed publications that compared the nutritional quality...

2014-07-11 16:24:06

Study reinforces what millions of consumers already know: organic makes a difference WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A major new study from the United Kingdom finds conclusive evidence that organic crops, and the food made from them, are nutritionally superior to their conventional counterparts, corrects many of the shortcomings of earlier studies and should put to rest any doubts about the benefits of organic, said the lead scientist of The Organic Center in...

2014-07-08 12:23:02

DALLAS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report "Nematicides Market by Types (Fumigants, Organophosphates, Carbamate and Bio-Nematicides), Applications (Agrochemicals, Industrial and Others) and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific & ROW) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, Nematicides Market is projected to grow at a healthy CAGR of 3.2% between 2014 and 2019. Bio-Nematicides are projected to grow at the highest CAGR of...

2014-07-05 23:00:55

RnRMarketResearch.com offers 2019 forecasts for seed treatment market and insecticides industry in new research reports available under agricultural chemicals category of its library. Published in July 2014, these business intelligence reports provide global trends information and analysis on seed treatment as well as insecticides market. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 Global seed treatment market is projected to record a CAGR of 10.6% from 2014 to 2019. The estimation is a result of...

2014-07-03 16:21:00

DALLAS, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Seed Treatment Market by Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), by Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control, and Others) and by Crop (Cereals, Oilseeds, and Others) - Global Trends, Forecasts and Technical Insights up to 2019", defines and segments the Seed Treatment Market with analysis and projection of the market size for both, synthetic as well as bio-based seed treatments. It also identifies the driving and restraining...

2014-07-03 12:22:30

DALLAS, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report entitled, "Insecticides Market by Type [Organophosphorus Compounds, Pyrethroids, Neonicotinoidsn Methyl Carbamate, and Others (Macrocyclic Lactones, Phenylpyrazoles, and Benzoylureas)], by Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables, and Others), & Geography - Global Trends and Forecasts to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, the Insecticides Market is...

2014-07-02 16:21:35

Beyond Pesticides Asks EPA to Reject Emergency Request, Citing Hazards and Failed GMO Crop System WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A public interest group, representing environmental, public health, and organic farm interests, has asked the U.S. Environmental Protection (EPA) to deny an emergency request by Texas cotton growers to use a controversial pesticide on genetically engineered (GE) cotton to control weeds that are now resistant to the chemical they have...

2014-07-01 23:04:34

Agricultural Adjuvants in Herbicides market can be segmented by Companies, Geographies, MacroIndicators and Endusers. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/applications/agricultural-adjuvants-in-herbicides-5854519597.html (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The global adjuvants market for herbicides was valued at $1067.7 million in 2012, and is expected to reach $1462.2 million by 2018. Herbicide adjuvants are chemical formulations that lower the surface tension of water in the spray mixture, increase...

2014-06-26 23:02:46

The demand for Dazomet and other pesticides and fungicides will be on the increasing side, driven by tremendous revolution and advances in the agriculture and horticulture sector. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/dazomet-reports-3025757234.html (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Along with the various evident benefits, advancement in the horticulture sector has also brought about many negative effects, including the occurrence of soil-borne diseases and pests. The use of an...

2014-06-23 23:04:06

Pregnant women who lived in close proximity to fields and farms where chemical pesticides were applied experienced a two-thirds increased risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental delay, a study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has found. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Pregnant women who lived in close proximity to fields and farms where chemical pesticides were applied experienced a two-thirds increased risk of having a child with...


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