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2012-10-01 10:13:16

Tadpole shrimp are pests of rice production systems in California and have recently been found impacting Missouri and Arkansas rice fields. The shrimp feed on rice seedlings and uproot them during foraging, and their foraging behavior causes water to become muddy, which reduces light penetration to submerged seedlings and delays the development of the rice plant. In "Review of a New Pest of Rice, Tadpole Shrimp (Notostraca: Triopsidae), in the Midsouthern United States and a Winter...

2012-09-28 02:25:26

MUNICH, September 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The international trading and services company BayWa AG acquires 100% of the internationally operating grain trader Cefetra B.V. (the Netherlands), as well as a majority stake in the North German agricultural trading group Bohnhorst Argrarhandel GmbH. Both transactions - subject to approval of the responsible antitrust authorities - will be completed by January 1st, 2013. The purchase price for 100% of the shares of Cefetra and for 60%...

2012-09-28 02:20:57

PLATTEVILLE, Colo., Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Synergy Resources Corporation (NYSE MKT: SYRG), a U.S. oil and gas exploration and production company focused on the Denver-Julesburg (D-J) Basin, has been invited to present at the Fourth Annual Johnson Rice Energy Conference being held on October 1(st) to the 4(th), 2012 at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans. Synergy Resources management is scheduled to present at 8:00 a.m. central time on October 4(th), with one-on-one meetings...

2012-09-26 18:20:20

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Veros Systems, Inc. was named as one of the 10 Most Promising Energy & Clean Technology Companies. "We are excited to part of the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship," said Veros Systems CEO, Allan Wilson. "This award recognizes over 15 years of successful testing in laboratory and live field environments." "Every year the quality of companies improves," said Rice Alliance managing director Brad Burke, who presided over the...

2012-09-23 18:20:40

BASEL, Switzerland, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta today announced that it expects sales for its eight key strategic crops to reach $25 billion by the end of the decade, compared with a previous target of over $22 billion. This increase is being driven by the accelerating rate of innovation and strategy delivery across the company. In May, the company upgraded its sales expectations for Corn and Cereals. This week, at a meeting for the investment community in Pune, India, senior...

2012-09-20 18:21:25

BASEL, Switzerland, Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Acquisition to reinforce leading position in global rice market Expanded toolbox for development of integrated rice offers RNAi technology for new biological insect control solutions Syngenta today announced a bid for the Belgian company Devgen, a global leader in hybrid rice and RNAi technology. Completion of the transaction would enable Syngenta to combine its leading crop protection portfolio with Devgen's best-in-class rice...

2012-09-20 02:23:52

BRUSSELS, September 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Study finds innovation key driver of European agricultural productivity, competitiveness Against a backdrop of food-price spikes and calls for action on global food security, an assessment of the economic importance of a key class of crop protection chemicals has confirmed the value of hi-tech solutions for sustainable productive agriculture and underlined the essential contribution of research and development. The...

2012-09-20 02:22:18

HOUSTON, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Plains Exploration & Production Company (NYSE: PXP) ("PXP") announces that a member of management is scheduled to present at the Johnson Rice Energy Conference on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. Central time. A live webcast and a copy of the presentation will be available in the Investor Information section of PXP's website at www.pxp.com. PXP is an independent oil and gas company primarily engaged in the activities of acquiring,...

2012-09-19 23:03:16

Concerning levels of known human carcinogen found in tests of more than 200 samples Yonkers, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 Here is a link to an infographic that highlights key findings from Consumer Reports' investigation: [https://dl.dropbox.com/u/6922431/arsenic-big-04.jpg In Consumer Reports´ tests of more than 60 rice and rice products, inorganic arsenic, a known human carcinogen, was found in most of the name brand and other rice product samples. Levels varied, but were...

Rice Products Contain High Levels Of Arsenic
2012-09-19 15:12:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In recent years, we´ve seen a number of warnings against eating the kinds of foods we always thought were good for us. We´ve been warned against eating peanuts, spinach and even tomatoes: All foods that, under normal circumstances we would be encouraged to partake of. Today, consumer advocate group Consumer Reports has issued a new warning about a food which has sustained human life for generation upon generation....


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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