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AMSTERDAM, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Constellium N.V.
A potential bonanza for algae-based fuels and proteins as oil prices slide Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 15, 2014 OriginOil Inc.
Bambi Layne Njamfa is recognized as a National Association of Professional Women VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden
Winners Announced at December 11 Event in New York City HILLSBOROUGH, N.J., Dec.
Karuna House and Pumpkin Ridge Passive House, built by homebuilder Hammer & Hand, both won awards in the national competition. PORTLAND, Ore., Dec.
WALNUT, Calif., Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) issued an update on the Giant King Grass power plant project in Nicaragua. VIASPACE CEO, Dr.
Éminence launches new initiative, Éminence Kids, focused on nourishing the lives of sick children (PRWEB) December 12, 2014 With the season
DUBLIN, December 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kk2tcz/global_biobased) has announced the addition of the "Global
Reduces medical waste volume by 90% with ZERO emissions using ozone technology AURORA, Colo., Dec.
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...
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...
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 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....