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Monday, January 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cation exchange capacity analyzed for nursery pine bark substrates »
Influence of particle size, substrate pH, sphagnum moss amendments determined WOOSTER, OH - A new study contains valuab...
Monday, December 8, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bougainvillea's response to deficit irrigation tested »
Moderate deficit irrigation treatment reduces water consumption, improves plant quality of selected Bougainvillea types...
Monday, December 8, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Organic mulch lets insect pollinators do their job »
Newspaper plus grass clippings provides beneficial habitat for squash bees, increases plant growth in zucchini...
Monday, December 8, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Machine harvesting may increase apple supply for hard cider market »
Study compares machine, hand harvest for specialty cider apples...
Monday, December 8, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
High tunnels found effective for finishing cold-tolerant annuals »
Unheated high tunnels help bedding plants growers reduce energy costs...
Friday, November 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vermicompost leachate improves tomato seedling growth »
Environment-friendly fertilizer supplement stands up to temperature, water stresses SCOTTSVILLE, SOUTH AFRICA-- Worl...
Friday, November 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Polyethylene mulch, glazing create optimal conditions for soil solarization »
Study shows disinfection can occur in less than a week in high tunnels using recommended methods...
Monday, November 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clues to trees' salt tolerance found in native habitat, leaf traits »
Canyon maple shows promise for Intermountain West landscapes irrigated with reclaimed water LOGAN, UT - Urban landsc...
Monday, November 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three popular daffodil varieties determined to be highly salt tolerant »
'Dutch Master', 'Ice Follies', 'Tete-a-Tete' narcissus recommended for salinized landscapes...
Monday, November 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stenospermocarpic fruit linked to unmarketable black walnuts »
Embryo degeneration leading to ambered kernels found to occur at shell hardening COLUMBIA, MO -- Black walnut ( Jugl...
Monday, November 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three new ornamental dogwoods introduced »
Cornus kousa cultivars 'Empire', 'Pam's Mountain Bouquet' and 'Red Steeple' are resistant to anthracnose, powdery mildew...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Helping Sweet Cherries Survive the Long Haul »
Study recommends strategies for cooling cherries for long-distance containerized shipping SUMMERLAND, BRITISH COLUMB...
Thursday, October 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wild Tomato Species Focus of Antioxidant Study »
Results can help breeders improve health-related traits in cultivated tomatoes...
Thursday, October 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clove Oil Tested for Weed Control in Organic Vidalia® Sweet Onion »
Researcher says herbicide derived from clove oil not effective enough to justify expense TIFTON, GA – Weed control i...
Monday, September 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
USDA Awards Over $52 million in Grants to Grow Organic and Local Food Economies »
DOSWELL, Va., Sept. 29, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the award of over $52 million in support...
Monday, July 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Organic apple orchards benefit from green compost applications »
Groundcover management systems, nutrients recommended for apple trees in acidic soil conditions FAYETTEVILLE, AR – I...
Monday, July 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
LEDs shine in bedding plant production study »
Optimal LED red:blue light ratio for greenhouse supplemental lighting determined WEST LAFAYETTE, IN – Growers of ann...
Monday, July 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Filter bed substrates, plant types recommended for rain gardens »
Three substrates found to reduce pollutants in urban stormwater runoff, support plant growth...
Monday, June 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Earth-Kind® roses analyzed for salt tolerance »
Experiments reveal best varieties for high salinity soils...
Monday, June 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Comparison study of planting methods shows drilling favorable for organic farming »
Drill, broadcast methods compared for establishing cover crops on beds SALINAS, CA – In the fertile growing regions...
Monday, June 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The carbon footprint of flowering trees »
Life cycle assessment shows positive economic, environmental benefits of trees in landscapes COLLEGE STATION, TX – W...
Monday, June 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fungal infection control methods for lucky bamboo »
Systems approach recommended for controlling latent Colletotrichum dracaenophilum...
Monday, June 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Light-emitting diode treatments outperform traditional lighting methods »
Specific LED treatments found more effective than high-pressure sodium lighting for greenhouse tomatoes...
Monday, June 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey reveals consumers' pecan preferences »
Report contains recommendations for US domestic pecan marketing strategies...
Monday, June 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nineteen Tomato varieties evaluated under organic guidelines »
Open-pollinated, hybrid tomatoes compared in variety evaluation study ATHENS, GA – The recent surge in organic farmi...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Differences in phenolic makeup of indigenous rose species and modern cultivars »
Rose petal, leaf profiles differentiate medicinal, modern roses   IMAGE: &...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The future of sweet cherry in Australia »
Cherry varieties' winter chill requirements determined as suitable, marginal for predicted temperature changes AUSTRALIA...
Monday, May 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Several new apple varieties recommended for growers »
Long-term study finds new strains could boost consumer acceptance of 'Fuji' apples PARMA, ID – 'Fuji' apples have be...
Monday, May 5, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Economics of high tunnels examined in southwestern United States »
Three hoop house designs analyzed for winter production of lettuce, spinach LAS CRUCES, NM – Used throughout the wor...
Monday, May 5, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Middle school students introduced to arboriculture topic »
Study compares learning outcomes from experiential, passive teaching methods...
Monday, May 5, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Plantable containers show promise for use in groundcover production, landscaping »
Sustainable paper, bioplastic containers require less transplant time, save labor, reduce plastic...
Monday, May 5, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Younger adults benefit from gardening's moderate- to high-intensity activities »
Study can inform design of horticultural therapy, exercise programs for adults in their 20s SOUTH KOREA – People thr...
Monday, April 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Increasing sugar concentration in tomato juice »
Increasing sugar concentration in tomato juice Basal wire coiling technique found effective TOKYO, JAPAN – To increase t...
Monday, April 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Impact of pelargonic acid for weed control in yellow squash »
Impact of pelargonic acid for weed control in yellow squash Alternative herbicide found effective in controlling weeds wi...
Monday, April 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Optimizing sweetpotato production »
Study reveals best cultural practices for increasing yield, economic benefits...

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