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2014-07-03 16:21:00

DALLAS, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Seed Treatment Market by Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), by Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control, and Others)

2014-06-30 23:15:37

Shane Michaels releases a review of Panaseeda Amaranth Seed Oil, a high-quality nutritional supplement that has proven to increase longevity and combat some of the most threatening environmental

2014-06-30 23:00:16

NutriGold’s Chia Seeds Gold are not included in the recent salmonella outbreak, and are naturally free of solvents and pesticides. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014

2014-06-24 09:37:19

While African wildlife often run afoul of ranchers and pastoralists securing food and water resources for their animals, the interests of fauna and farmer might finally be unified by the "Sodom apple," a toxic invasive plant that has overrun vast swaths of East African savanna and pastureland.

2014-06-17 23:15:16

Gardeners, foodies, native plant lovers, and sustainability advocates in the Rocky Mountains have cause to celebrate.

2014-06-02 23:03:36

North America Seed Treatment Market can be segmented on basis of applications, geographies and functions.

2014-04-22 23:05:15

This report provides a comprehensive outlook on the North American seed treatment market with respect to various countries, product types as well as applications.

2014-04-11 10:18:08

A new generation of high yield plants could be created following a fundamental change in our understanding of how plants develop.

2014-04-03 12:32:21

DUBLIN, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Marketshttp://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/93mhht/seeds_market_by) has announced the addition of the "Seeds Market

2014-04-01 23:04:50

Europe Seed Treatment Market report classifies the global market by crop types such as cereals and grains, oilseeds and by sub-segmentation of insecticides, fungicides;


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Corydalis nobilis
2014-10-29 10:55:24

Corydalis nobilis, also known as Siberian corydalis, is a perennial plant from the family Papaveraceae. It was introduced to Europe by Linnaeus, who had sent for Lamprocapnos spectabilis but received the seeds of C. nobilis instead. C. nobilis bears its flower on a stem that may grow as tall as 50 centimeters. The stem of the plant is grows upright with pinnate leaves along the entire stem. C. nobilis has flowers of orange or yellow. The inner petals of the flower have a dark violet hue at...

Recalcitrant seeds
2013-08-21 08:52:36

Recalcitrant seeds are seeds that have to be protected from certain elements, such as drying and freezing, to remain viable. Seeds must be maintained at temperatures no less than 50 degrees Fahrenheit and does not have long shelf lives. Damage to the seeds results when they are allowed to dry out excessively, damaging the intracellular structures of the seeds, along with the forming of toxic chemicals within the seed. Recalcitrant seeds can be found in avocado, mango, cocoa and the...

Seed bank
2013-07-31 15:37:35

Seed banks are gene pools of seeds from food crops and other rare species. If seeds from the reserves are destroyed, seeds from seed banks can be used to generate new crops. Seed banks are not open to the public as are seed libraries or seed swaps. Maintaining seeds in a seed bank will preserve the seeds during times of natural disasters, disease outbreaks, or even war. SEED DORMANCY Seeds can remain dormant for decades as long as the storage environment remains cool and dry. Seeds that...

Seed Drilling
2013-05-18 07:39:11

Seed drilling is a method used by farmers in order to have a more unified, crop-yielding season. The first known use of seed drilling was in 1500 BC by the Sumerian. At this time, they were using a single tube. Later, in the 2nd Century BC, the Chinese developed a multi-tube iron drill. This facilitated in a larger crop planting allowing them to feed their large population. The first recorded patent of a sowing machine was in 1566 by the Venetian Senate, attributing Camillo Torello. In the...

Seed Saving
2013-05-18 07:22:11

Seed saving is the preserving of seeds from mature vegetables, herbs, and flowers used in subsequent years along with bulbs and tubers. Home gardeners have saved seeds for generations and the practice is now becoming common with organic farmers as well as permaculturists. Growers will clone plants so as not to produce seeds keeping the plant “true to type” to the parent plant. True to type refers to the characteristics of the parent plant such as large fruit/blooms. Plants...

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Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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