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3  New Plant Pests

In combination with: United States of America;

Protest camp areas to be monitored for invasive pests External link

Source country theolympian Sunday, April 23, 2017 1:08:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [NewPlantPests] plant[1]; ash[1]; threat[1]; invasive[2]; insects[1]; diseases[2]; [USA] geo[North Dakota];

Other categories: Scolytidae; Agrilus planipennis;

North Dakota's Agriculture Department is encouraging people to be aware of the threat of invasive plant pests and diseases, especially after the months of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says donated firewood from around the country to protest.......

Study shows taking beetroot juice before exercise can rejuvenate aging brains External link

Source country themalaymailonline Saturday, April 22, 2017 2:20:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [NewPlantPests] Forest[1]; NEW[1]; new[3]; disease[1]; [USA] geo[NEW YORK];

Other categories: Nitrates;

Rich in nitrates, beetroot and in particular beetroot juice taken before exercising has a positive effect on older brains. ― AFP pic NEW YORK, April 22 ― According to a new American study, beetroot juice followed by exercise can do much to improve blood flow to aging brains....

3  GMOs in Environment

In combination with: India;

Farming sector faces uncertain 2017 External link

Source country mmtimes Sunday, April 23, 2017 11:29:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] risk[1]; fruit[1]; Rice[2]; rice[4]; environment[1]; GMO[1]; Genetically Modified[1]; beans[2]; threats[1]; chickpeas[1]; crop[2]; [India] India[1]; geo[India];

Entities: Nay Pyi Taw[3];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed 2;

Farmers and agri-business operators had hoped to see the agricultural sector flourish under the new government, but bad weather, a volatile exchange rate and a slump in exports to China made it a tough year. Whether 2017 will see any improvement depends on providing better financing, new export markets and ramping up the use of modern technology....

Nano-technology will soon make GM obsolete: M.S. Swaminathan External link

Source country india Sunday, April 23, 2017 9:19:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [GMO-environment] genetically modified[1]; cotton[1]; Crop[2]; environment[1]; Gene[1]; GM[9]; Health[1]; crop[1]; drought[2]; [India] New Delhi[1]; Delhi[2]; India[3]; geo[New Delhi];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed; GMOs in food & feed 2;

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Noted agricultural scientist M.S. Swaminathan, hailed as the mentor of the Green Revolution that saw India achieve self-sufficiency in foodgrain, feels GM technology, which has generated much heat in the country, will soon become “obsolete” with the advent of nano-technology and other solutions....

3  GMOs in food & feed 2

In combination with: India;

Farming sector faces uncertain 2017 External link

Source country mmtimes Sunday, April 23, 2017 11:29:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO2] risk[1]; Lin[3]; Rice[2]; rice[4]; GMO[1]; Genetically Modified[1]; beans[2]; threats[1]; [India] India[1]; geo[India];

Entities: Nay Pyi Taw[3];

Other categories: GMOs in Environment;

Farmers and agri-business operators had hoped to see the agricultural sector flourish under the new government, but bad weather, a volatile exchange rate and a slump in exports to China made it a tough year. Whether 2017 will see any improvement depends on providing better financing, new export markets and ramping up the use of modern technology....

Nano-technology will soon make GM obsolete: M.S. Swaminathan External link

Source country india Sunday, April 23, 2017 9:19:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO2] genetically modified[1]; cotton[1]; Gene[1]; GM[9]; Health[1]; [India] New Delhi[1]; Delhi[2]; India[3]; geo[New Delhi];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed; GMOs in Environment;

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Noted agricultural scientist M.S. Swaminathan, hailed as the mentor of the Green Revolution that saw India achieve self-sufficiency in foodgrain, feels GM technology, which has generated much heat in the country, will soon become “obsolete” with the advent of nano-technology and other solutions....

3  Agrilus planipennis

In combination with: United States of America;

Protest camp areas to be monitored for invasive pests External link

Source country theolympian Sunday, April 23, 2017 1:08:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [AgrilusPlanipennis-PHT] emerald ash borer[1]; [USA] geo[North Dakota];

Other categories: New Plant Pests; Scolytidae;

North Dakota's Agriculture Department is encouraging people to be aware of the threat of invasive plant pests and diseases, especially after the months of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says donated firewood from around the country to protest.......

Boulder to give away free trees External link

Source country dailycamera Friday, April 21, 2017 8:44:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [AgrilusPlanipennis-PHT] Emerald Ash Borer[2]; [USA] geo[Boulder];geo[Arapahoe];

Other categories:

Boulder residents will be able to pick up free trees on Saturday as a part of a program to replace trees lost to the Emerald Ash Borer insect infestation that has plagued trees in the city. The Boulder Tree Recovery Program a partnership between the Arbor Day Foundation, Colorado State Forest.......

2  GMOs in food & feed

In combination with: India;

Nano-technology will soon make GM obsolete: M.S. Swaminathan External link

Source country india Sunday, April 23, 2017 9:19:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO] cotton[1]; Crop[2]; Gene[1]; food[5]; GM[9]; Health[1]; feed[1]; crop[1]; drought[2]; [India] New Delhi[1]; Delhi[2]; India[3]; geo[New Delhi];

Other categories: GMOs in food & feed 2; GMOs in Environment;

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Noted agricultural scientist M.S. Swaminathan, hailed as the mentor of the Green Revolution that saw India achieve self-sufficiency in foodgrain, feels GM technology, which has generated much heat in the country, will soon become “obsolete” with the advent of nano-technology and other solutions....

Brown is good External link

Source country Hindu Friday, April 21, 2017 12:13:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [FoodFeedGMO] consuming[1]; wheat[3]; gm[1]; fruit[1]; apple[1]; food[1]; grain[1]; health[1]; plum[1]; [India] geo[Madurai];

Other categories: GMOs in Environment;

Baked goods taste yummy and are high in sugar and calories. Yet we sinfully indulge and frequently fall for a treat. Buns and breads, cakes and pastries, rolls, croissants and muffins, patties and cookies all make for endearing snacking and breakfast items....

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