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Irradiation preserves blueberry, grape quality

It is often necessary to treat produce for insects in order to transport crops out of quarantine areas. Fumigation with methyl bromide, one of the most common treatments, is in the process of being phased out because of its ...

dateJan 05, 2016 in Ecology
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Kaolin effectively controls whitefly in beans

In Colombia, bean crops contribute significantly to the region's agriculture. Because these important crops are vulnerable to pests and diseases, growers often need to rely on chemicals to protect valuable crops. New research ...

dateJan 05, 2016 in Ecology
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Consumers' preferences for foliage plant attributes

Researchers used eye-tracking technology and rating-based experiments to determine what affects consumers' likelihood of buying indoor plants. The study in the October issue of HortScience offers new insights into consumer ...

dateDec 14, 2015 in Other
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