Archive: 29/12/2010

Easy to bully digitally

Two out of three children have experienced bullying via the Internet or mobile phones according to a survey made by Telenor in 2008. The survey also shows that parents are uncertain about what to do about this kind of bullying.

dateDec 29, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Hybrid string blossom thinner tested in peach orchards

Peach producers have traditionally relied heavily on hand thinning, a necessary but costly and labor-intensive field practice. Impacted by increasing labor costs and a limited workforce, peach and other stone fruit growers ...

dateDec 29, 2010 in Ecology
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Bulb dipping controls Easter lily growth

In a recent issue of HortTechnology, Purdue University researchers Christopher J. Currey and Roberto G. Lopez reported on a study of the effects of a technique called "bulb dipping" on Easter lily. While plant growth retardants ...

dateDec 29, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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