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2013-01-15 07:19:41

ROBESONIA, Pa., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SUMMARYCover Crop Solutions' cover crop radish helps boost bottom line for farmers while building soil health. Tillage Radish® - a seed variety (Plant Variety Protection pending) draws farmers' attention to the issue of soil health while offering viable solutions Product is result of over 12 years of selective plant breeding for use as a cover crop Tillage Radish® provides certain benefits Grows through compacted soil layers to...

2012-06-15 02:22:40

ROBESONIA, Pa., June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cover Crop Solutions, LLC, announces that its flagship cover crop, Tillage Radish®, officially known as Variety CCS-779, has been awarded U.S. Plant Variety Protection #201200292. Tillage Radish® is now under the U.S. Plant Variety Protection pending statute, and unauthorized propagation is strictly prohibited. This distinction indicates that Tillage Radish® is a unique variety. (Photo:...

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2010-07-20 08:41:35

In the battle against soil fungi that discolor horseradish roots and can render the entire crop unsellable, University of Illinois researcher Mohammad Babadoost found that subjecting the roots to hot water before planting was most effective in killing the pathogen in propagative root stocks. The final recipe: submerge in water heated to 47 degrees Centigrade for 20 minutes. Babadoost was looking for a reliable, non-chemical method to control Verticillium and Fusarium "“ soil-borne fungi...

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2005-02-15 13:12:05

NASA -- Radishes: you've probably never given them much thought, or respect, for that matter. They're crunchy, a little spicy, and add some color to your salad. But they're not exactly a dietary staple, and growing them certainly isn't rocket science -- or is it? Surprisingly, at NASA the two are related. When astronauts venture into space, they need food. Restaurants aren't an option on the Moon, and if space travelers run out of something on the way to Mars, they can't just stop at the...