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2013-09-29 23:01:31

Transparency Market Research adds new "Global Nuts And Seeds Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" market research report to its report store. Browse report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/nuts-seeds-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 Nuts and seeds are rich in nutritional value and contain essential nutrients like protein, folate, essential minerals, and fiber. Nuts are defined as dried hard shelled...

2013-09-28 23:01:02

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) September 28, 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...

2013-09-23 23:21:06

Transparency Market Research published new "Global Seed Treatment Market – Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/seed-treatment-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research ”Seed Treatment (Insecticides, Fungicides, Other Chemical and...

2013-08-25 23:01:42

Transparency Market Research published new "Seed Treatment (Insecticides, Fungicides, Other Chemical and Nonchemical Treatment) Market For Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Canola, Cotton and Others – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse Full Report With TOC : http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/seed-treatment-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 25, 2013 According to a new market report...

Cycads Evolved To Grow In Groves With Seed Dispersal By Large Frugivores
2013-08-21 06:22:43

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Before the age of dinosaurs, the ancient cycad lineage existed. Cycads also co-existed more recently with large herbivorous mammals, such as the Ice Age megafauna that only went extinct a few tens of thousands of years ago. Modern cycads have large, heavy seeds with a fleshy outer coat, suggesting they rely on large bodied fruit-eating animals to disperse their seeds. However, little evidence has been found that modern larger-bodied...

2013-08-19 23:19:40

The size of the global seeds market was derived by forecasting techniques based on segments of entire market such as seed types, share of biotech trait seeds, area under crop cultivation, and trade between various geographical regions. (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 This market research report, "Seeds Market By Type (Oilseed, Grain, Fruit & Vegetable, Turf, Forage & Other Seeds), Seed Trait (Herbicide Tolerant, Insecticide Resistant, and Other Stacked Traits) & Geography -...

2013-08-08 23:03:03

Transparency Market Research published new "Seed Treatment Market (Insecticides, Fungicides, Other Chemical and Nonchemical Treatment) For Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Canola, Cotton and Others - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/seed-treatment-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Growing focus of the seed industry on...


Latest Seed Reference Libraries

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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