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2013-08-22 12:29:36

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BeesFree, Inc. (OTC QB: BEES) continues to position itself as the world leader in creating, manufacturing and marketing an effective treatment for the treatment of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) by announcing a manufacturing agreement with Form-A-Feed Inc. to supply the entire United States market with BeesVita Plus(TM). With an operating history of over 40 years, Minnesota-based Form-A-Feed (http://www.formafeed.com) employs over...

2013-08-21 08:29:47

Progaming Platforms Corp. (OTC QB: PPTF), a developer of a commercial multiplayer online gaming and reward processing platform, announced today that the Company has published the following letter to shareholders. NEW YORK, August 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dear Shareholders As CEO of Progaming Platforms Corp. I am excited to inform all of our shareholders at our recent development reported in our Form 8-K filed with the SEC on August 19, 2013. We announced the signing of...

Cycads Evolved To Grow In Groves With Seed Dispersal By Large Frugivores
2013-08-21 06:22:43

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Before the age of dinosaurs, the ancient cycad lineage existed. Cycads also co-existed more recently with large herbivorous mammals, such as the Ice Age megafauna that only went extinct a few tens of thousands of years ago. Modern cycads have large, heavy seeds with a fleshy outer coat, suggesting they rely on large bodied fruit-eating animals to disperse their seeds. However, little evidence has been found that modern larger-bodied...

2013-08-19 23:02:44

Beeswax Candles from the Mohawk Valley Trading Company are reviewed by Daisy Burgos on her blog “Daisy's Reviews.” Fernandina Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Daisy Burgos recently reviewed Beeswax Candles from the Mohawk Valley Trading Company on her blog “Daisy's Reviews.” “The beeswax candles last longer than other candles that I had and my whole room smelled like delicious honey," said Daisy "The scent is so amazing. Very nice, I love it." Read the...

2013-08-15 23:02:55

The World’s Leading Pollinator Health Scientists Gather at Penn State University University Park, Pa. (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Bayer CropScience bee health experts will join dozens of the world’s leading pollinator health scientists this week at the second International Conference On Pollinator Biology, Health and Policy at Pennsylvania State University. Hosted by the Center for Pollinator Research at Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, the conference, held today through...

2013-08-14 16:22:05

New Friends of the Earth Report ID's bee-killing pesticides in garden plants SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many "bee friendly" home garden plants sold at Home Depot, Lowe's and other leading garden centers have been pre-treated with pesticides shown to harm and kill bees, according to a first-of-its-kind pilot study released today by Friends of the Earth-US and allies. The new study is at http://www.BeeAction.org. The pilot study, co-authored by the...

2013-08-13 12:00:18

Soaring numbers of honey bees died last winter, University of Strathclyde research has revealed A survey, run by Strathclyde academics on behalf of the Scottish Beekeepers' Association, indicated 31.3 per cent of managed honey bee colonies in Scotland failed to survive last winter – almost double the previous year's loss rate of 15.9 per cent. Dr Alison Gray and Magnus Peterson, of Strathclyde's Department of Mathematics and Statistics, warn the figures ought to be of major concern...

2013-08-12 23:04:00

Daisy Burgos reviews raw buckwheat honey from the Mohawk Valley Trading Company on her blog “Daisy's Reviews”. Fernandina Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Daisy Burgos recently reviewed raw buckwheat honey from the Mohawk Valley Trading Company on her blog “Daisy's Reviews”. “I knew I was getting the best high quality of honey straight from hive; all natural 100% pure honey. How wonderful is that?” Read the full review here:...

2013-08-12 12:24:08

DUBLIN, Ireland, August 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v5kn9q/asiapacific) has announced the addition of the "Asia-Pacific - Seed Treatment Market - Trends, Forecasts & Technical Insights up to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v5kn9q/asiapacific ] report to their offering. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The seed treatment market consists of crop...

2013-08-11 23:00:20

On her blog “Daisy's Reviews”, Daisy Burgos reviews honey and raw honey from the Mohawk Valley Trading Company. Fernandina Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 11, 2013 On her blog “Daisy's Reviews”, Daisy Burgos recently reviewed honey and raw honey from the Mohawk Valley Trading Company. “I heard of raw honey but never tried it, so I was super excited to review raw autumn wildflower honey,” said Daisy. “I absolutely love the scent that raw honey has; such pure all natural...


Latest Plant reproduction Reference Libraries

Melissophobia
2013-12-24 11:13:46

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 plant
2013-09-20 13:16:15

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
2013-08-21 08:52:36

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 bank
2013-07-31 15:37:35

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...

Orchard Mason Bee, Osmia lignaria
2013-07-10 14:38:22

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...

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