ISB NEWS REPORT . JUNE 2011 Impacts of GE Crops on Biodiversity . Janet E. Carpenter The potential impact of genetically engineered (GE) crops on biodiversity has been a topic of interest both in general as well as specifically in the context of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
Specialty crops are defined in law as "fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits and horticulture and nursery crops, including floriculture."
ENERGY CROPS and Their Potential Development in Michigan. Introduction - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -1 What are Energy Crops? - ...
Herbicide tolerance and GM crops Why the world should be Ready to Round Up glyphosate 4 GM Freeze and Greenpeace | GRL-TN 03/2011 | June 2011 Executive Summary Glyphosate is the active ingredient in many herbicides sold throughout the world, including the well-known formulation, Roundup.
BIOMASS PROGRAM Energy Crops* Summary of Findings The 2011 Billion-Ton Update estimates potential supplies of energy crops under different yield and feedstock farmgate prices.
Cover crops have shown some allelopathic effects on weeds reducing weed populations in conservation tillage (Reeves, 1994). 12. EXCESSIVE WETNESS - Cover and green manure crops may remove excess moisture from wet soils, resulting in reduction of "waterlogging" in poorly drained soils.
Mathieu Ngouajio, Department of Horticulture, and Dale R. Mutch,W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners, Mich. Michigan State University Introduction Michigan farmers have a long tradition of improving their cropping systems by using cover crops.Among the cover crops currently grown in ...
1 SPECIALTY CROPS Background President Bush signed the Specialty Crop Competitiveness Act of 2004 (Act) on December 21, 2004. The Act seeks to promote increased consumption of specialty crops and increase the competitiveness of specialty crop producers.
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