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FRESNO, Calif., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today announced that the Company will participate in the International Seed Federation 2015 World Seed Congress,
Strategy Highlights Coalition as Platform for Public-Private Coordination to Accelerate, Achieve Task Force Goals Keystone, Colo.
WASHINGTON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the White House released its much awaited plan for protecting American pollinators, which identifies key threats, but falls short of
"A Balanced and Multi-faceted Approach to Enhancing Health of Pollinators" RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling it a "balanced and multi-faceted approach,"
Summer losses eclipse winter losses for the first time on record according to study led by University of Maryland professor COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
Clemson University Department of Plant Industry is using a new agriculture software program to map beehives and pesticide applications in order to prevent accidental exposure.
DUBLIN, May 06, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/99vfg7/hybrid_seeds)
Crown Bees’ Mother’s Day special features all-in-one kit for raising native bees Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 29, 2015 Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate
Collaboration with Honey Bee Experts Will Identify Tangible Actions to Help Improve the Health of Honey Bee Colonies in the Next Five Years RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 28, 2015
Not good: bees are shown to prefer pesticide-contaminated food, and this could negatively impact the bee population.
Melissophobia or the fear of bees, from Greek melissa, meaning honey bee and phobos, meaning fear, and sometimes misspelled as melissaphobia and known also as apiphobia, is one of the most common fears among people and is kind of a specific phobia. The majority of the population have been stung by a bee or had friends or family members stung. A child may fall victim to a bee sting while playing outside. The sting can be rather painful and in some individuals results in swelling which might...
Heirloom plants are plants that were grown centuries ago, handed down through the generations, and are still grown today without genetic modification. Heirloom plants maintain their traits year after year even though they are subjected to open pollination. Growing heirlooms is becoming more popular in North America and Europe because of their resistance to disease, pests, and extreme weather. Plants that have been genetically altered through artificial means, otherwise known as hybrids,...
Recalcitrant seeds are seeds that have to be protected from certain elements, such as drying and freezing, to remain viable. Seeds must be maintained at temperatures no less than 50 degrees Fahrenheit and does not have long shelf lives. Damage to the seeds results when they are allowed to dry out excessively, damaging the intracellular structures of the seeds, along with the forming of toxic chemicals within the seed. Recalcitrant seeds can be found in avocado, mango, cocoa and the...
Seed banks are gene pools of seeds from food crops and other rare species. If seeds from the reserves are destroyed, seeds from seed banks can be used to generate new crops. Seed banks are not open to the public as are seed libraries or seed swaps. Maintaining seeds in a seed bank will preserve the seeds during times of natural disasters, disease outbreaks, or even war. SEED DORMANCY Seeds can remain dormant for decades as long as the storage environment remains cool and dry. Seeds that...
The orchard mason bee (Osmia lignaria), also known as the blue orchard bee, is a species of megachilid bee that is native to North America. Its range extends across the Rocky Mountains, where two subspecies are located. The nests of this species are made in natural hollows in which the bees will make separate rooms for larvae by creating walls with mud. The orchard mason bee can first be seen the early spring months, when temperatures reach about fifty-seven degrees Fahrenheit. Males leave...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).