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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...

2013-04-17 23:02:48

New research report “Seed Treatment Market By Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control & Others) & Crop (Cereals, Oilseeds & Others) — Global Trends, Forecasts & Technical Insights up to 2018” worked out by MarketsandMarkets has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 The seed treatment market is made up of genetically modified (GM) crop-seeds and crop protection...

2013-04-11 13:01:50

Rice imported from certain countries contains high levels of lead that could pose health risks, particularly for infants and children, who are especially sensitive to lead's effects, and adults of Asian heritage who consume large amounts of rice, scientists said here today. Their research, which found some of the highest lead levels in baby food, was among almost 12,000 reports scheduled for the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest...


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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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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