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2015-04-09 04:22:53

DALLAS, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The biological seed treatment market is segmented by type, crop type, region type and analyzed in terms of value ($million) to 2019.

2015-04-08 08:25:56

LONDON, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to cater to the demands for healthy food products with least ecological impacts, farmers are looking to adopt natural compounds and mineral fertilizers

2015-04-03 12:23:03

DENVER, April 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pregnant and craving potatoes? Well, eat up! A new study presented this week at the 2015 Experimental Biology meeting in Boston, MA indicates vegetable

2015-04-02 12:34:14

DALLAS, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Biological Seed Treatment Market by Type (Microbial & Botanicals), Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds, &

2015-03-30 12:31:38

Research suggests consistent and early exposure to a variety of vegetables, including white potatoes, may help increase intake and fill nutrient gaps BOSTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-03-25 12:26:24

LONDON, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Market demand for years 2009, 2013, 2014 and forecasts for years 2015, 2016 and 2017.

2015-03-11 23:02:00

King Kullen offers tips and advice on how to throw the best holiday-themed parties. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) March 11, 2015 St.

2015-03-04 23:06:53

DMG Productions explores the latest innovations in crop production. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) March 04, 2015 American Farmer announced today that they will


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Potato Puffer, Tetraodon miurus
2013-02-17 08:21:54

Image Credit: Jamie C/Wikipedia The potato puffer, also called the Congo puffer, inhabits freshwater rivers of Africa, primarily in the Congo basin, occasionally found in flowing rapids. This puffer is a very inactive bottom dweller, burying itself in the sandy river bed waiting for prey to pass by. Although the potato puffer is a very aggressive predator, it also hides to keep out of sight from other predators. Where the bottom is solid and this fish cannot bury itself, it will change...

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2011-02-23 17:36:42

Potato virus Y (PVY) is a plant pathogenic virus of the family Potyviridae. It is one of the most important plant viruses affecting potatoes. Infection results in various symptoms depending on the strain. Production loss is the most mild of the symptoms and "˜potato tuber necrotic ringspot disease' is the worst. Ringspot renders potatoes unmarketable and can therefore result in a major loss of income. Aphid vectors transmit PVY but it can also remain dormant in seed potatoes. The South...

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2005-08-25 11:12:07

The Jerusalem cricket (Stenopelmatus) is a genus of large, flightless insects native to western United States, along the Pacific Coast, and south into Mexico. Because of its large, human-like head, it is commonly called the nino de la tierra (Spanish for "child of the earth"), or wó see ts'inii (Navajo for "skull insect"). It is also often called the potato bug, or alternatively the old bald-headed man. Despite their name, Jerusalem crickets are not true crickets. Also, Potato bugs are...

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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.