Pistachio Industry Looks Toward a Promising 2009 Crop Year
...Arizona and New Mexico represent 99.99 percent of the nation's pistachio production. California comprises 98.5 percent of the total with 198,500 acres planted
throughout 22 different counties. There are more than 600 growers within the pistachio community, and the annual "farm gate" value of pistachios repre...
Plant communication: Sagebrush engage in self-recognition and warn of danger
... behavior but with plant behavior.
Plants engage in self-recognition and can communicate danger to their "clones" or genetically identical cuttings planted
nearby, says professor Richard Karban of the Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis, in groundbreaking research published in the cu...
American Medical Association Passes Resolution Supporting Sustainable Food System
...ital stays, treatments, and tests that drive up costs," Obama stated. During his visit with AMA he spoke on the White House victory garden, which was planted
to help educate children on the importance of fresh healthy food.
In addition to providing fresh, nutritious food choices, health care food servi...
Courageous Cancer Survivors Honored at Intergraph(R) Garden of Hope
...re cancer patients and their families could artistically express their individual journeys with cancer. Each spacious, personal garden is designed and planted
entirely by the honoree, with help from family, friends and Intergraph volunteers, to represent the honoree's personal battle against the disease. The...
Video: NASONEX(R) (Mometasone Furoate Monohydrate) Nasal Spray, 50 mcg* Teams Up With American Forests to Educate Nasal Allergy Sufferers and Help Improve Air Quality
... "Don't Blow It" Online Health Game Launches; Low-Allergenic Tree planted
for Each New Player, Up to 20,000 Trees
KENILWORTH, N.J., April 22 /PR...ees at the national level. American Forests has a goal of 100 million trees planted
NASONEX is indicated to treat outdoor an...
HCA Announces National 2008 Frist Humanitarian Award Recipients
...sician's Assistant Michael J. Wawrzewski III went on a mission trip to Bolivia, and he was dismayed by the lack of basic medical care. That experience planted
the seed for Hospitals of Hope, a Christian non-profit organization that Michael founded to provide free medical care to the poor in countries like Bo...
Pennsylvania Governor's Food Safety Council to Hold First Meeting on April 22
...tions with Governor Edward G. Rendell on these topics, as well as insight on new opportunities and potential threats.
"From the time our food is planted
and raised at the farm level to the point it is served in restaurants and at dinner tables across the nation, it can travel thousands of miles, be han...
Rx for Wellness: Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital Opens
...ipment and window systems. Plus, a variety of woodlands and wetlands were preserved to reduce chemical and irrigation needs, and 3,000 trees have been planted
on the property. There also are plans to create walking and biking trails in the wooded area surrounding the hospital.
Henry Ford West Bloomfield...
YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh Receives $500,000 from McAuley Ministries for New Hill YMCA Roof
...S. Green Building Council. A green roof is a roof on a building that is partially or completely covered with vegetation and soil, or a growing medium, planted
over a waterproofing membrane.
Work on the new $9 million YMCA, designed by DRS Architects of Pittsburgh, is expected to begin the third quarte...
YMCA of the USA Expands Healthy Communities Initiatives With $6.8 Million Grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
...ted physical education in schools, strengthened school vending and
snack policies, improved trail systems and bike paths, created local walking
community gardens, started or enhanced farmers' markets and
worked with mobile food pantries-all changes aimed at healthier living.
The new gr...
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...uncture . ... What Is Acupuncture ? How Does It Work? Is Treatment Painful? How many treatments are usual? ... Acupuncture has its roots deeply planted
in China. ... Acupuncture involves the stimulation of certain points on or near the skin by ... Acupuncture is being promoted as both an "al...
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Reading the brain without poking it
...tists are debating whether the prosthetic devices should be controlled from nerve signals collected by electrodes in or on the brain, or by electrodes planted
in the residual limb.
The new study was funded partly by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's bionic arm project, and by the N...
Getting to the root of science in a nutty way
...gree angle about 20 inches from the trunk of 20 trees in a 400-tree orchard planted
in February. Each hole was fitted with a six-foot clear plastic tube into w...will be inserted at various times in the growing year.
"Pecan trees are planted
bare root, that is with not much root system," Lombardini said. "The camera...
New study: Home energy savings are made in the shade
...etter help than do smaller ones, and placement of the trees, particularly the distance from the house, is a significant factor.
A London plane tree, planted
on the west side of a house, can reduce carbon emissions from summertime electricity use by an average of 31 percent over 100 years.
This last f...
Managing Douglas-fir forests for diversity
... canopy layer. Managers may also want to retain some hardwoods in areas prone to black stain root disease, since the hardwoods may reduce mortality of planted
Douglas-fir following thinning."
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BIOENERGY -- Nature at work . . .
In one of the largest experiments of its kind, thousands of cottonwood cuttings planted
in common gardens in British Columbia, Oregon and California will help scientists determine which strains are best suited for cellulosic ethanol produ...
Researchers examine bacterial rice diseases, search for genetic solutions
...uce or eliminate susceptibility altogether."
Rice is the major food staple for more than half the world's population. In the United States, rice is planted
on almost 3 million acres with yields of around 7,000 pounds per acre in 2007, according the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
American producers gro...
Pest management specialist Charles Summers wins prestigious Woodworth Award
...ulch, without insecticides, leads to significantly increased yields of fall planted
Another highlight of his career: his work on the biology o... the corn-free period from the last volunteer corn in the fall to the first planted
and emerged corn in the spring. We found that the corn stunt spiroplasma, S...
'Delicious' new grape debuts
... 'Delicious' likely originated from 'Southland' and the self-fertile trait came from 'Carlos', 'Southland', and/or 'Welder'. The original seedling was planted
The berries of 'Delicious' are oval shaped and reddish, turning dark purple/black when ripe. Fruit ripening dates vary seasonally, but ten...
Magnetic nanoparticles navigate therapeutic genes through the body
...apy can be investigated: Small magnetic particles which are situated on the planted
gene or on the planted
cell can with the aid of an external magnetic field be specifically directe...
Understanding natural crop defenses
...source allocation to defense could provide a major selective advantage for plants growing in the wild, but might increase the vulnerability of densely planted
crops to insects."
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Jatropha Couple Oil Crop Cultivation Technology Commercially Released
... with low cost input technology.
The Director Plant Science CJP Mr. R.R. Sharma has stated that, "Jatropha plantation occupy about 50% of the planted
land and to utilized the rest of land in sustainable manner we have been experimenting different intercropping options, patterns and agro- technologie...
Monsanto, BASF Scientists Disclose Discovery of Gene Conferring Drought Tolerance in Corn Plants
...nd Colombia. Submissions in other import markets will follow in the months to come.
In any given year, 10 million to 13 million acres of farmland planted
to corn in the United States may be affected by at least moderate drought. In field trials conducted last year in the Western Great Plains, drought-to...
Dow AgroSciences Receives Approval for New Technology to Control Cotton Pests in Brazil
...ough rigorous testing in several regions of the country, and also has been tested in laboratories.
Cottonseed containing this technology has been planted
since 2004 in the United States where the oil and meal produced from WideStrike cottonseed has been approved for use in human food and animal feed. Th...
3rd Global Jatrophaworld Training 2009... Set to Create and Build a Sustainable non-food Biodiesel Industry
... and enhanced role and responsibility of providing the right steps to the growing industry to start the successful business ensuring that this crop is planted
in the right way and with due cares to what's possible in terms of sustainable farming.
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India (PRWEB) Ma...
AV-1011 Bird Repellent to Protect Rice Seed Approved for Use in Louisiana and Missouri
...kles. The new bird repellent effectively stops birds from eating the newly planted
seeds and reducing rice yields.
While the product is non-lethal to bi... past, many rice producers have delayed planting to avoid the risk of newly planted
seeds being eaten by birds. Resulting damage to rice fields causes lower y...
Crisis Exemption Granted to Market Avipel(R) Corn Seed Treatment in Louisiana
...eason. Formerly known as Avitec, Avipel(R) is applied to corn seed before planting and effectively stops birds from damaging crops by eating the newly planted
This is the first year Avipel(R) has received approval in Louisiana. The product is non-lethal to birds and has been shown to be highly e...
NCSRP Research Director: "Earlier Planting can Increase Soybean Yields"
...seven-year seed company study at multiple locations throughout the Northern and Central Corn Belt also shows that yield is maximized when soybeans are planted
from mid-April through mid-May.
A good seedbed is key
Wright cautions growers not to overlook the importance of a good seedbed if you're p...
Historic Seed Delivery Made in Illinois for First New Soybean Varieties With the Greater Yield Potential of Roundup Ready 2 Yield(TM)
...ans will be introduced as part of a
controlled commercial release on 1 million to 2 million U.S. acres this year.
In 2010, the trait is expected to be planted
on 5 million to 6 million U.S.
acres across a broader spectrum of maturity groups.
For additional information about the delivery, please visit
Jatropha World 2009 Advance Access: Surprisingly Candid Interview Series Examines Biofuel Predictions Compared to Fossil Fuels
...on of the biofuel industry from a planter's perspective.
Over the past two years, D1-Williamson Magor Biofuel Limited has planted
Jatropha curcas in over 130,000 hectares of waste farmland by means of an out growers' scheme. Local farmers plant and harvest Jatropha in their was...
CJP Declares the Dates of 3rd Global Jatropha Hi-Tech Agricultural Training Programme
...wagon has enhanced the role and responsibility of the CJP to provide them, the right steps to start the successful business ensuring that this crop is planted
in the right way and with due cares to what's possible in terms of sustainable farming techniques
Therefore, based on our proprietary knowledge pl...
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...lue of DNA evidence has to be seen in light of recent cases where criminals planted
fake DNA samples at crime scenes. In one notorious case, a criminal even planted
fake DNA evidence in his own body: Dr. Schneeberger of Canada raped one of ...
...ained atypical characteristics. On one of his frequent walks around the monastery, he found an atypical variety of an ornamental plant. He took it and planted
it next to the typical variety. He grew their progeny side by side to see if there would be any approximation of the traits passed on to the next gene...
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...ng the 1990s, it was decided that the North American species are better... Care and cultivation of Asters in your garden ... Asters should be planted
in moist well-drained soil in full sun, but they will ... Asters : Stars of the Show in Fall ... Since wild asters generally grow to about 5 or ...