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2013-12-10 23:19:56

Seed Treatment Market report provides a comprehensive outlook on the global seed treatment market with respect to various regions, product types as well as applications. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/seed-treatment-market-503.html (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 The report "Seed Treatment Market by Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), by Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control and Others) and By Crop (Cereals, Oilseeds and Others) - Global Trends, Forecasts and...

2013-12-09 23:01:13

Seeds Now offers 100 percent non-GMO seeds online. Non-GMO Seeds enable consumers to grow their own Non-GMO plants at home. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Experts are now predicting that around 95 percent of US plant-derived foods will be genetically modified. That’s quite a large number. They even say that current organic farmers will eventually make the switch over to using genetically engineered seeds. But the fight against the genetically modified market still has plenty...

2013-11-30 23:03:04

Europe Seed Treatment Market report categorizes the market on the basis of Type, by Country, Crop Trends and Forecasting revenues and analyzing trends: http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/europe-seed-treatment-market-1124.html. (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 The report "Europe Seed Treatment Market by Type (chemical & non-chemical), by Application (fungicide, insecticide, bio-control and others) and by Crop (cereals, oilseeds and others): Trends, Forecasts and Technical...

2013-11-29 23:01:56

Transparency Market Research published a new "Commercial (Conventional and Biotech/GM) Seeds Market for Soybean, Corn, Cotton and Others - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with request TOC visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/unconventional-gas.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency...

2013-11-26 23:25:30

As part of a new app called Urban Farm Guides, Native Seed/SEARCH's Bill McDorman has created an extensive, step-by-step guide on how to save non-GMO seeds that will educate beginning urban farmers, gardeners and seasoned seed savers alike. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 UrbanFarm.org has just released a new, informative guide that teaches urban farmers, of all levels, how to save their seeds. The new how-to guide, Basic Seed Saving, is an extensive guide that describes in...

2013-11-07 13:56:23

The growing threat to our National Parks from horse dung Research team leader, Associate Professor Catherine Pickering, said the Griffith study looked at the number and types of weed seeds which can be dispersed through horse manure. The findings have been published in the journal Ecological Management and Restoration. "We reviewed 15 studies on seed germination from horse dung; six from Europe, four from North America, three from Australia and one study each from Africa and Central...

2013-10-31 23:25:32

The global market for seed treatments was valued at $3.1 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $3.2 billion in 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to $4.8 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.3% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Seed Treatment: Technologies and Global Markets from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global market for seed...

2013-10-31 23:03:12

Celebrate the surprising culinary delights of indigenous desert maize at this 4-course tasting dinner to benefit Native Seeds/SEARCH, the 30 year-old southwestern seed conservation organization on Sunday, November 17. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Proving once again that no one puts the farm in farm-to-table like the Phoenix Public Market Café, this casual yet food-forward café will be hosting a corn tasting dinner on November 17. Named the Amaizing Sense of Place Dinner,...


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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...

Biennial Plant
2013-04-27 07:50:37

Biennial plants have a two year life cycle; roots, stems and leaves in the first year with flowers following the next year after a cold winter dormant period. Biennials will produce seed and fruit before dying. There are not as many biennial plants as there are perennials or annuals. Biennial plants, when exposed to extreme climate conditions, may have a shortened life cycle of a few months especially if the plants were exposed to colder than normal temperatures. Most biennials can be...

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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.