Friday 25 April, 2014

A pest management toolbox to reduce pesticide use

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Integrated pest management gains momentum due to European regulations on pesticides reduction. Continue reading “A pest management toolbox to reduce pesticide use” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, April 15th, 2013
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Getting to the root of horseradish root problems

Approximately 55 percent of the horseradish produced in the United States is grown in the Collinsville Continue reading “Getting to the root of horseradish root problems” »  More...

Photo Credit: Gabriele Berberich, Universit├Ąt Duisburg-Essen
By IANS On Sunday, April 14th, 2013
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German insects can sense earthquakes a day in advance

A new study has suggested ants are able to sense earthquakes before the Earth even lightly shudders. Continue reading “German insects can sense earthquakes a day in advance” »  More...

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By IANS On Saturday, November 17th, 2012
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Indian state Goa looks to cashew to green mining pits

Cashew, which is distilled to make popular Goan drink feni, also has the power to revitalise the state’s pits Continue reading “Indian state Goa looks to cashew to green mining pits” »  More...

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By IANS On Monday, November 5th, 2012
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A kitchen garden in your room!

A kitchen garden inside your room? Yes, that’s what the new concept of Continue reading “A kitchen garden in your room!” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
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Thousands of chickens, ducks culled in India

Thousands of infected chickens, ducks and emus have been culled at a state-run poultry Continue reading “Thousands of chickens, ducks culled in India” »  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, October 7th, 2012
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Plants boost healing power of anti-fungals

Certain plant compounds could help prescription drugs fight severe fungal infections in a more Continue reading “Plants boost healing power of anti-fungals” »  More...

Typical groundwater animals such as turbellaria, rotifiers, water mites and crustacean are perfectly adapted to their habitat: they measure mostly less than 1 mm, are blind, transparent and long-living. Picture: Hahn/Universit├Ąt Koblenz-Landau
By BioNews On Monday, October 1st, 2012
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Only healthy groundwater ecosystems provide clean groundwater

Two thirds of drinking water in Germany is obtained from groundwater. Continue reading “Only healthy groundwater ecosystems provide clean groundwater” »  More...

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By IANS On Monday, October 1st, 2012
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Lethal new breed of mosquitoes discovered

Entomologists have discovered an unknown but potentially dangerous malaria-transmitting mosquito in western Kenya Continue reading “Lethal new breed of mosquitoes discovered” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, September 30th, 2012
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Date palm leaves can help purify waste water

Date palm leaves can help remove chemicals like pharmaceuticals and dyes Continue reading “Date palm leaves can help purify waste water” »  More...