Agriculture

Chemical Weed Control

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Chemical Weed Control

In the 1940s, chemical weed control emerged as the most efficient method to ensure that food production kept pace with population growth. In fact, it is believed that the development of chemical weed killers, or herbicides, helped revolutionize agriculture.  A widely accepted notion is that in the absence of chemical weed control, mankind would need […]

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Staying a Step ahead of the Soil Seedbank

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Staying a Step ahead of the Soil Seedbank

Every year, farmers, gardeners, and land managers do battle with a bank like no other. The soil seed bank. In fact, this battle is waged constantly throughout the year to ensure that desirable plants prevail, and those plants (weeds) that are the primary combatants in this battle fail. Before we get ahead of ourselves, let’s […]

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Use of Silicone Adjuvants in Agriculture

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Pest management in agriculture is perhaps the most important task that crop producers worldwide must undertake every year. To accomplish this task, crop producers must make important decisions that focus on eliminating the pest without causing harm to the crop, humans, non-targeted species, and the environment.  To control pests, therefore, it is most ideal for […]

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Facts To Know About Forestry Understory Management

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Facts To Know About Forestry Understory Management

It is common that forests occupy one-third of our land surface and are important to sustaining our planet and livelihoods. In fact, forests and their ecosystems stabilize Earth’s climate and regulate the water cycle. It also provides habitats to thousands of life forms. So it’s important for us to know about forestry understory management Within […]

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Pest Biology and The Ecology On Your Land

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Weedy and Invasive Terrestrial Plants Biology is the study of all life or living matter while ecology is the branch of biology dealing with the relationships of organisms with their environment and with each other. Every living organism has a life cycle pattern that is synchronized to genetic and environmental cues.  With this understanding, it […]