News tagged with horttechnology

Researchers say children need horticultural interventions

Could "interventions" bring children closer to nature? Researchers in Finland think so. A new study published in HortTechnology compares urban and rural children's relationships with plants and recommends horticultural interventions, ...

dateApr 04, 2011 in Other
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Green industry knowledge center introduced

The nursery and greenhouse industry is big business in the United States, accounting for more than $14.6 billion in agricultural sales. Most of the ornamental plants grown in the U.S. are produced in container-nursery or ...

dateApr 01, 2011 in Environment
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Corn gluten meal tested on squash survival, yields

Corn gluten meal, a powdery byproduct of the wet-milling process of corn, has shown important potential for use as an organic, non-selective preemergence or preplant-incorporated herbicide. A team of researchers from the ...

dateMar 17, 2011 in Ecology
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Turfgrass fertility, pesticide programs compared

Traditional turfgrass management programs rely heavily on the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers. In response to increased public scrutiny and legislation, organic and biological alternatives are becoming more accepted, ...

dateDec 29, 2010 in Health
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