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2014-08-25 23:02:27

The Weed Science Society of America has announced the agenda for the national scientific summit on herbicide resistant weeds, scheduled for September 10 in Washington, D.C. The Summit will be held in the Auditorium of the National Academy of Sciences Building on Constitution Avenue; participation is free and open to anyone with an interest in resistance issues. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced the agenda for a national...

2014-08-25 08:22:25

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Private water well owners are being encouraged to test their wells through a special offer by ETR Laboratories and the Water Systems Council that provides a 25% discount on the price of a Health Scan Water Well Testing Kit, one of the most comprehensive water tests available. The Water Systems Council recommends annual testing of private water wells for bacteria and other elements that could pose a health risk to households served by wells....

2014-08-22 23:03:58

The Latin America Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/latin-america-pesticides-4348109195.html (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The Latin America Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The pesticides market in Latin America is estimated to grow from $8,832.85 million in 2013 to...

2014-08-20 23:03:42

The North America Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-pesticides-6932551993.html. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The North America Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The pesticides market in North America is estimated to grow from around $12,930.53 million in 2013 to...

2014-08-19 23:14:36

Although recent price growth for pesticides has been kept in check by the growing popularity of more ecofriendly alternatives, buyer power in this market has been limited by the high volatility of raw material inputs used in the manufacturing process. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the procurement of pesticides in its growing collection of procurement category market...

2014-08-18 23:03:56

The Europe Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-pesticides-5035295624.html (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The Europe Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The pesticides market in Europe is estimated to grow from $12,855.41 million in 2013 to $15,872.44 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 4.3% from...

2014-08-18 23:02:16

The Weed Science Society of America has announced that the 10th Edition of the Herbicide Handbook is now available for purchase. The handbook offers comprehensive information of more than 230 herbicides in the U.S. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced the availability of the 10th edition of its popular Herbicide Handbook – a trusted resource used by educators, researchers, growers, extension agents, government officials,...

2014-08-16 23:00:42

Crop Protection Crop protection chemicals are the most dominating segment of this market in terms of market share as well as product innovations. Crop protection chemicals are further classified as herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, bio-pesticides, and adjuvants. (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 The report, "Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides and Adjuvants), by Crop Types, by Geography: Global Trends and Forecast to 2018,"...

2014-08-12 23:10:29

The Children's Environmental Health Network and the American Academy of Pediatrics comment on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed revisions for the Agricultural Worker Protection Standard with respect to pesticides. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) today called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to better protect agricultural workers and pesticide...

Arctic Mammals Can Metabolize Some Pesticides: Study
2014-08-08 03:33:01

University of Guelph Fortunately, you are not always what you eat – at least in Canada’s Arctic. New research from the University of Guelph reveals that arctic mammals such as caribou can metabolize some current-use pesticides (CUPs) ingested in vegetation. This limits exposures in animals that consume the caribou – including humans. “This is good news for the wildlife and people of the Arctic who survive by hunting caribou and other animals,” said Adam Morris, a PhD...


Latest Soil contamination Reference Libraries

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2009-07-07 19:47:08

Today's soil contamination is a direct result of man-made chemicals or other changes in nature's soil environment. This contamination most commonly occurs from underground storage tanks bursting, use of pesticides, discarding oil and fuel illegally, leakage of dirty surface water, draining of wastes from landfalls and knowingly dumping industrial wastes into the soil. The most widespread chemicals found are petroleum hydrocarbons, solvents, common pesticides, lead and additional heavy metals....

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