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Wider windrows can help dry alfalfa for dairy silage

(PhysOrg.com) -- The alfalfa silage harvests happening this month can shape the success of an entire year's milk production. That's according to South Dakota Cooperative Extension Dairy Specialist Alvaro Garcia, who said ...

dateJun 07, 2010 in Other
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More, Better Biodiesel

(PhysOrg.com) -- Yields of biodiesel from oilseed crops such as safflower could be increased by up to 24 percent using a new process developed by chemists at UC Davis. The method converts both plant oils and carbohydrates ...

dateFeb 19, 2010 in Materials Science
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Ozone depletes oil seed rape productivity

With rising ozone levels scientists have found that high ozone conditions cause a 30 percent decrease in yield and an increase in the concentration of a group of compounds with toxic effects to livestock, but anticarcinogenic ...

dateJun 29, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Chemists synthesizes carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are part of our daily vocabulary. We all know they're part of a healthy diet. We know they're in breads and pastas. We know they have something to do with starches and sugars. But, even though carbohydrates ...

dateApr 01, 2009 in Materials Science
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Colon cancer and the microbes in your gut

A typical Western diet, rich in meat and fats and low in complex carbohydrates, is a recipe for colon cancer, Professor Stephen O'Keefe from the University of Pittsburgh, USA, told the Society for General Microbiology meeting ...

dateMar 31, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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