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Low level herbicide use can damage potato reproduction

... States to determine potential ecological risks from chemical pesticides to nontarget plants requires two tests, both of which use immature plants. Protection of... OR in support of pesticide registration requirements for the protection of nontarget plants from pesticides under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodent...

New study raises concerns about proposed mitigation strategy for marine bycatch

...major stumbling block is that bycatch typically involves a large variety of nontarget species, whereas compensatory mitigation actions are likely to affect only ...Marine bycatch is not a single-species problem," Finkelstein said. "So many nontarget species are caught in a given fishery that mitigating the effects on one sp...

Predicting the perfect predator

...l enemy didnt accompany it. Davis says there are some concerns among ecologists about biological control because of the risk of negative effects on nontarget species. But when you have invasive plant species covering very large acreages its almost impossible to manage by hand, he said. There are herbicides ...

Researchers help develop pest-resistant eggplant for South Asia

...ng; whether the Bt eggplant cross pollinates with other eggplants in the field and how far the Bt plants should be from other eggplant fields; whether nontarget insect populations are affected in the long term; and how yields compare with those of other eggplant varieties. It is estimated that the Bt eggplant...

New study finds genetically engineered crops could play a role in sustainable agriculture

...rom many individual experiments can provide a greater understanding of a complex issue. The project is enhanced by the creation of a public database, nontarget Effects of Bt Crops, developed by NCEAS ecoinformatics expert, Jim Regetz, that will allow other scientists to conduct congruent analyses.” ...

Roundup®highly lethal to amphibians, finds University of Pittsburgh researcher

... in the United States, is "extremely lethal" to amphibians. This field experiment is one of the most extensive studies on the effects of pesticides on nontarget organisms in a natural setting, and the results may provide a key link to global amphibian declines. In a paper titled "The Impact of Insecticides ...
Nontarget in Biological Technology

The Use of MasterTaq Polymerase for PCR with Humic Material-Contaminated DNA

...00 ng of template DNA was added to the reaction mixture after preheating to 70C to avoid nonspecific annealing of the primers to nontarget DNA. The cycles used were: 1 cycle at 70C for 1 min, followed by 38 cycles at 95C for 1 min, 40C for 1 min, 72C for 3 min and 1 f...

Tissue Specificity for Mutation Parallels Tissue Specificity for Cancer

... same tissue that tumors are produced but not in nontarget tissues. This makes the transgenic model for the... Induction of Tumors and Mutations in Target and nontarget Tissues by Selected Carcingens ... statistically significant mutation induction in nontarget tissues such as the urinary bladder (1.7 x 10 -5 ...
Nontarget in Biological Dictionary

Nontarget organism

... Pesticide Effects on nontarget Organisms 1. Frederick M. Fishel2 ... some pesticides results in unfortunate consequences to our nontarget organisms . ... ... is designed to document the impact on specific nontarget organisms (plants ... Insecticide impacts on ...
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