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2015-04-08 08:26:35

World demand to rise 6.6% annually through 2018 LONDON, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide demand for industrial rubber products is projected to rise a healthy 6.6 percent annually

2015-04-08 08:26:26

LONDON, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The agricultural inoculants market has grown exponentially in the last few years and this trend is projected to continue.

2015-04-08 08:25:29

World demand to rise 8.6% annually through 2018 LONDON, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global demand for flat glass is forecast to advance 8.6 percent per annum to 11.5 billion square

2015-04-08 08:24:05

World First GRANITE QUARRY, N.C., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ATTENTION: Rain Harvesters now have an alternative to rain barrels! MagniStruct, LLC today is announcing the Kickstarter

2015-04-07 23:11:49

Caltech Professor Harry A.

2015-04-07 16:23:12

"Small-Scale Farmers Cool the Planet" Video is Center-Piece of Grassroots 'World Fair Trade Day' Events in the U.S.

2015-04-07 16:20:58

PITTSBURGH, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Tire Recycling Holdco, LLC and its subsidiaries announced today that on March 5, 2015, the Company completed its financial restructuring, which

2015-04-07 12:21:09

MURRAY HILL and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Linde North

2015-04-07 08:23:32

Solar Ranks as Most Important Future Energy Source Across a Range of Demographics including Republicans, Democrats, and Independents; Urban and Rural Dwellers; Youth and the Elderly SAN MATEO,

2015-04-07 08:23:14

VANCOUVER, Canada and QINGDAO, China, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLD) today announced that the world's first hydrogen fuel cell powered fixed rail


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Vermicompost
2013-03-20 16:04:22

Vermicompost is composting with the use of special earthworms. Red wigglers and white worms are the more common worms used, although European night crawlers can be used as well. Red wigglers can be found living in manure piles and in rotting vegetation and adapt the best in covered worm bins. Common earthworms burrow deeply and are not recommended for use in compost bins. Blue worms are commonly used in the tropics. Worms are used to decompose vegetable and food waste along with bedding...

Manure
2013-03-03 08:35:14

Image Caption: A field in Randers, Denmark. A pile of manure is in the foreground. Credit: Malene Thyssen/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 2.5) Manure is organic matter that comes from farmyard animal waste as well as from crop cover. Manure from cows, pigs, horses, chickens, rabbits, etc. is broken down into organic matter and used as organic fertilizer. “Green” manure is derived from planting a cover crop, such as clover, to be plowed directly back into the soil. Bacteria traps nitrogen and other...

Compost
2013-03-03 07:19:30

Image Caption: Compost barrel with compost and tools. Credit: Diego Grez/Wikipedia Compost is fertilizer made from decomposed organic matter that is then tilled directly into the soil or used as an additive when transplanting seedlings. Composting can be very simplistic or complex, depending on the amount of compost needed. Compost is widely used in organic farming because of its high nutrient content and natural pesticide abilities. Composting is simply piling, systematically,...

Agronomy for Sustainable Development
2012-06-04 18:51:36

Agronomy for Sustainable Development is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media. The journal was founded in 1981, at which time less than 10 percent of published material was in English. The journal underwent a series of major changes from 2003 to 2006, including the addition of extra field editors, switching from hardcopy to full electronic managing, producing all English material, and setting up a pre-selection committee at the submission stage....

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  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
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