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NASA is cultivating the most accurate estimates of soil moisture â€“ the main determinant of crop yield changes â€“ and improving global forecasts of how well food will grow at a time when the world is confronting shortages.
VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 23, 2008) - ESI Environmental Sensors Inc. ("ESI", the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:ESV) today announced receipt of a purchase order from the City of Los Angeles for its GroPoint moisture sensor products and related equipment valued at more than $42,000.
A fork-like conductivity probe has sensed humidity rising and falling beside NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander, but when stuck into the ground, its measurements so far indicate soil that is thoroughly and perplexingly dry.
By Ganesan, V Muthukumarappan, K; Rosentrater, K A ABSTRACT Distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) is a bulk material that has been widely used as a protein source for ruminants and nonruminants for more than two decades.
By Ozenc, Damla Bender This study was carried out to determine effects of composted hazelnut husk (CHH) on tomato seedlings grown under water stress conditions. Seven media were prepared using CHH mixed, in different ratios, with native peat and perlite.
By Keener, H M Wicks, M H; Skora, J A VOLUMETRIC IMPORTANCE Study develops consistent methodology for accurately measuring volumes of unprocessed and processed materials at yard trimmings composting facilities.
Europeans want to peek into their soil and see how dry they are. And an Iowa State University professor is eager to help, and even check their results.
Grape Networks™, Inc. today announced that it was featured on ABC News, KGO Television, Channel 7, in the San Francisco Bay Area. The news story is at the ABC News website at http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/business&id=5956253.
The first soil moisture maps with a spatial resolution of one km are available online for the entire southern African subcontinent. As soil moisture plays an important role in the global water cycle, these maps, based on data from ESAâ€™s Envisat satellite, will lead to better weather and extreme-event forecasting, such as floods and droughts.
By Pandey, C; Shukla, S A two-year study was conducted in 2002-2003 (season one) and 2003- 2004 (season two) at a seepage irrigated vegetable farm in south Florida to investigate the effects of soil organic amendment (composted yard waste) on movement of water in a sandy soil.
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