News tagged with chemical fertilizers

What makes a good egg and healthy embryo?

Scientists as well as fertility doctors have long tried to figure out what makes a good egg that will produce a healthy embryo. It's a particularly critical question for fertility doctors deciding which eggs isolated from ...

dateAug 09, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Time to change the menu

With global population expected to increase by about 2.5 billion by 2050 even while climate change hits farmlands with shifting rainfall and temperatures, it may be time to rethink what we eat and how we produce food, according ...

dateFeb 24, 2010 in Environment
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The future of organic ornamental plants

Whether plants are grown for food or ornamental use, conventional agricultural production methods have the same environmental impact. Pesticides, herbicides, and chemical fertilizers can find their way into the air and groundwater, ...

dateDec 11, 2009 in Other
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