News tagged with herbicides

Controlling Forests Doesn't Have To Be Toxic

(PhysOrg.com) -- Running electricity through a forest can be a dangerous business. To ensure that high-voltage power lines aren’t touched by branches or brought down by falling trees, they need to have a clear zone free ...

dateApr 15, 2010 in Ecology
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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 ...

dateDec 11, 2009 in Other
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Crops and Weeds: Climate Change's First Responders

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of Agricultural Research Service (ARS) plant physiologists is studying how global climate change could affect food crop production--and prompt the evolution of even more resilient weeds.

dateNov 11, 2009 in Other
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