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Rice Products Found To Contain Low Amounts Of Arsenic
2013-09-07 04:22:44

[ Watch the Video: Can Eating Rice Kill You? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Testing by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found low levels of arsenic in rice, but the agency said that the amounts of the carcinogen aren’t enough to make the popular side dish dangerous to eat. According to the Associated Press (AP), the FDA tested 1,300 samples of rice and rice products. While the overall amounts varied, they reported that brown rice contains...

Crop Pests Will Likely Spread Toward Poles As Earth Continues To Warm
2013-09-02 11:59:34

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change suggests that global warming could help crop pests spread toward the North and South Poles. The team said that global warming is causing crop pests to spread toward the poles at a rate of nearly 1.8 miles per year. Currently, pests are taking down about 10 to 16 percent of the global crop production, but if the global warming trend continues then this percentage will only climb...

2013-08-28 23:19:18

The global seed market report tracks developments and strategies of market players evaluating major market strategies followed by leading market players in terms of new product launches, agreements and collaboration, expansions etc. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/seeds-market-376.html (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 According to a new market research report, “Seeds Market By Type (Oilseed, Grain, Fruit & Vegetable, Turf, Forage, & Other Seeds), Seed Trait (Herbicide...

2013-08-23 23:03:33

Crop Protection Chemicals Market report estimates the market size of the global crop protection chemicals market both in terms of active ingredient volume as well as revenue. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/crop-protection-380.html (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 The report, "Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides and Adjuvants), by Crop Types, by Geography: Global Trends and Forecast to 2018 ", defines and...

2013-08-22 23:19:10

Oilseed Market & Grain Seed Market report touches on various important aspects of the market which includes SWOT analysis, Porter’s analysis, the competitive landscape, a price analysis and the patent analysis. (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 The Oilseed Market and Grain Seed Market will grow from $33,302.1 million in 2012 to $64,113.0 million by 2018, with a CAGR of 12.0% from 2013 to 2018 as per the new report from MarketsandMarkets. North America led the global market, followed by...

2013-08-19 23:19:40

The size of the global seeds market was derived by forecasting techniques based on segments of entire market such as seed types, share of biotech trait seeds, area under crop cultivation, and trade between various geographical regions. (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 This market research report, "Seeds Market By Type (Oilseed, Grain, Fruit & Vegetable, Turf, Forage & Other Seeds), Seed Trait (Herbicide Tolerant, Insecticide Resistant, and Other Stacked Traits) & Geography -...

2013-08-16 23:23:12

Scientific Community rally behind Golden Rice. More than 2,000 swiftly sign letter denouncing recent anti-GMO militants’ criminal act in Philippines. (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 In an act of swift solidarity with Golden Rice researchers, more than 2,000 academics, scientists and supporters of plant biotechnology from across the globe signed an open letter condemning the destruction of Philippine government-sponsored humanitarian research field trials. More than 2,000 signatures were...


Latest Rice Reference Libraries

Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

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2005-06-01 20:44:29

The four species of wild rice comprise the genus Zizania, a group of grasses that grow in shallow water in small lakes and slow-flowing streams. Often, only the flowering head rises above the water. Three of the four species are native to North America: Northern wild rice (Zizania palustris) is an annual plant native to the Great Lakes region of North America. Wild rice (Z. aquatica), also an annual, grows in the Saint Lawrence River and on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.