Archive: 11/12/2009

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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New management methods extend blackberry season

Fruit growers' profits have traditionally been limited by the seasons, particularly in colder climates where growing seasons can be short. Thanks to researchers and fruit breeders, newly developed varieties are being introduced ...

dateDec 11, 2009 in Ecology
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Postal services get exclusive '.post' address

Global postal services will soon have their own address on the Internet, after the web's authority for assigning domain names ICANN, said on Friday that it had approved the new address dot post (.post).

dateDec 11, 2009 in Internet
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