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Monday, March 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Water content thresholds recommended for Gardenia jasminoides »
Study shows soil moisture sensor technology can be used for improved irrigation efficiency IMAGE: ...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
First raisin grape that dries naturally on vine developed »
Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in California have developed a new raisin grape that dries naturally on the...
Monday, March 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seeding mixtures recommended for midwest lawns »
Study finds optimal ratios of kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass for seed blend LINCOLN, NE - Turfgrass professiona...
Monday, March 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New training, ultra-high-density planting systems recommended for sweet cherry »
Super spindle axis, v-systems coupled with specific cultivars result in high production, better fruit quality...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The anatomy of petal drop in sunflowers »
Study finds cell division at abscission zone of short-lived cultivar occurs earlier than in long-lived variety ITHACA,...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Sweet potato leaves a good source of vitamins »
Study confirms leaves of sweet potato plants contain significant levels of vitamin B 6 , other water-soluble vitamins B...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Root hydraulic conductance linked to trees' post-transplant recovery »
Transplant times, tree caliper size examined in study of 2 Quercus species ITHACA, NY - Survival of field-grown trees...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Native grasses identified for use in western US urban landscapes »
Fine-leaved Festuca selections show promise as multicolored, low-input ornamental grasses LOGAN, UT - As natural resour...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Early protection, fungicide effectively reduce downy mildew in basil »
Scientists say young basil plants are more susceptible to downy mildew than older plants HOMESTEAD, FL -- Sweet basil,...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Abscisic acid treatments can prevent tomato blossom-end rot »
Spray, root applications of plant hormone found effective in increasing fruit calcium in early stages of development KN...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NAL Unveils New Search Engine for Published USDA Research »
NAL Unveils New Search Engine for Published USDA Research By Kim Kaplan January 13, 2015 The National Agricultu...
Monday, January 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nitrogen in reclaimed water can benefit turfgrass »
Study finds nitrogen from recycled wastewater good for irrigation     Image: A photo of a greenhouse...
Monday, January 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study reveals causes of apple skin spot »
Apple disorder linked to number of rainy days, late-season surface water IMAGE:  This is a ph...
Monday, January 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fertilizer placement affects nutrient leaching patterns »
Dibble method determined to be effective for controlled-release fertilizers in container crops VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - Con...
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...

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