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2014-10-20 23:01:46

The Weed Science Society of America has announced that the slides and webcast of the September scientific summit on herbicide resistance will be available for free online.

2014-10-20 12:23:52

Ad Buy Runs in The New Yorker, Scientific American, Harpers and Others; Science Magazine Rejects Advertorial, Writing: "We're concerned about...

2014-10-15 16:24:32

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite a massive outpouring of public opposition, the U.S.

Dictionary Series - Health: cancer
2014-10-15 06:49:46

The latest European Code Against Cancer (ECAC), listing 12 ways to boost healthier lifestyles and reduce cancer risk, was launched Tuesday at a Virtual Press Conference in Lyon and Luxembourg.

2014-10-14 23:05:16

The Pesticides Market in Fruits & Vegetables is estimated to reach $ 12518.9 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor (PRWEB) October 14, 2014

2014-10-14 23:04:45

Prevention of weeds, plant diseases, and insects by using Pesticides drives the Pesticides Market in Cereals & Grains

How Well Do "Natural" Bed Bug Pesticides Work?
2014-10-13 03:05:10

Concerns over human-insecticide exposure has stimulated the development of alternative bed bug control materials, and many essential oil-based pesticides and detergent insecticides have been developed in recent years. But how well do they work?

2014-10-10 20:20:38

National Radon Action Week is an important time for homeowners to educate themselves on the dangers of radon.

gas leaks
2014-10-09 03:00:27

A new study suggests that drops of fuel spilled at gas stations — which occur frequently with fill-ups — could cumulatively be causing long-term environmental damage to soil and groundwater in residential areas in close proximity to the stations.

2014-10-08 23:02:41

The Weed Science Society of America has issued a new fact sheet to uproot common misconceptions about "superweeds".


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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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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