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2013-06-11 21:01:53

A US$12 million investment in rice research has returned more than $70 million in benefits to rice farmers and national economies in four Asian countries, according to a new report. The report looked at a selection of natural resource management technologies rolled out by the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) as part of the Irrigated Rice Research Consortium (IRRC) mandate in Bangladesh, Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines. It aimed to see whether the technologies delivered...

2013-05-30 10:48:42

New study shows increasing crop water productivity could feed an additional 110 million people while meeting the domestic water demands of nearly 1.4 billion Improvements in crop water productivity – the amount of food produced per unit of water consumed – have the potential to improve both food security and water sustainability in many parts of the world, according to a study published online in Environmental Research Letters May 29 by scientists with the University of...

2013-05-22 23:21:24

[398 Pages Report] North & Latin America Crop Protection Chemicals Market report categorizes the Market by Types (Fungicides, Herbicides, Insecticides, Bio-Pesticides and Adjuvants), Crop Types & Geography forecasting — 2018 (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 The report, "North and Latin American Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides and Adjuvants), by Crop Types, by Geography: Trends and Forecast to 2018", defines and segments the...

2013-05-21 23:04:08

New research report “European Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides and Adjuvants), by Crop Types, by Geography: Trends and Forecast to 2018” created by MarketsandMarkets has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 In 2011, the European market for crop protection chemicals exceeded 639,000 tonnes in terms of active ingredient volume. Europe´s market ranks the second leading...

2013-05-17 23:22:14

Company collaborates with government of Ethiopia and USAID to provide maize farmers with hybrid seed, improved seed distribution system and post-harvest storage. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Today, DuPont launched collaborative initiatives in Ethiopia that will boost maize productivity among smallholder farmers and help increase food production for local communities. The investment will total more than US $4 million over the next three years. “DuPont is committed to...

2013-05-17 10:43:23

Use of new analysis techniques provides food for thought about how people lived 5,000 years ago They have uncovered evidence for the first time that people living in Xincun 5,000 years ago may have practiced agriculture —before the arrival of domesticated rice in the region. Current archaeological thinking is that it was the advent of rice cultivation along the Lower Yangtze River that marked the beginning of agriculture in southern China. Poor organic preservation in the study...


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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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