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2015-04-29 23:11:33

Alteya's USDA Organic Face Serum, based on the Bulgarian Rose Otto, is recognized for its purity, effectiveness, and sustainably-grown functional organic ingredients. Chicago,

2015-04-28 12:25:14

Three day conference to discuss hydro policy, regulation, and development WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As the National Hydropower Association's annual conference continues

2015-04-28 12:24:37

--Convenience, Bin Size Keys to Establishing Improved Results of Recycling in the Workplace-- STAMFORD, Conn., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Providing employees with a desk-side

2015-04-28 12:23:13

Lab specializes in the testing and certification of high pressure fuel storage systems and fueling station components for low and zero emission vehicles LANGLEY, BC, April 28,

2015-04-28 08:27:44

Watsons Water First in Asia to Produce 100% rPET Transparent Bottle Body HONG KONG, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

2015-04-28 08:26:31

'South Side Soapbox' Designed to Benefit Environment, Community, Business CHICAGO, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Method

2015-04-28 08:25:39

SHANGHAI, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chinese government's Belt and Road Initiative aims to promote the construction of international trade and infrastructure projects to bring growth

2015-04-27 16:24:39

Advance Estimates Suggest a Cane Crush of 13.10 Million mt in Brazil's Center-South LONDON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts Survey of Analysts -- Cane crush:

2015-04-27 16:21:17

BETHESDA, Md., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) reaffirms its commitment to sustainable growth and environmental performance with the release of a report that demonstrates


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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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logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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