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Rubisco activase best clue for better photosynthesis in fluctuating light
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Scientists and plant breeders who are aiming to improve food production by improving photosynthesis in crop plants, would make a good choice if they chose to change the composition and concentration of the protein Rubisco activase. In conditions where light intensity changes often and strongly, Rubisco activase is an important limiting factor in boosting the photosynthesis process when light ...

Coke suspends bottling at plant at center of water dispute
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Coca-Cola suspended bottling at three plants in India, including one in the parched northwest where farmers have been protesting the company's use of dwindling groundwater reserves. Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, which is a subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Co. based in Atlanta, said it was reorganizing operations across its 24 franchise bottling plants in India according to market demand and factory ...

California farmers reap record sales in record drought
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A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400 farms recorded $53.5 billion in sales in 2014, the year Gov. Jerry Brown declared the state in a drought emergency and launched what in 2015 became mandatory conservation ...

Farmers’ use of renewable fertilisers to be revolutionised by new research
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Farmers’ and growers’ confidence in digestate and compost has been given a welcome boost, as new ground-breaking research published today,  shows smart use of these renewable fertilisers can increase yields and reduce bills with no negative impact on crop quality or safety. The programme of field experiments, ‘Digestate & Compost in ...

Farmers can save cash by applying liquid fertiliser at drilling
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Last week Farmers Weekly published an article entitled ‘Farmers can save cash by applying liquid fertiliser at drilling’. The article explained that although the practice was commonplace in Scotland it was a seldom seen in England and Wales. The author of the piece, Nick Fone, detailed the techniques used by a Lincolnshire grower to adapt machinery and allow him to apply liquid ...

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    Feb 20
    2 Days Global Castor Integrated Nonfood Biodiesel Farming & Technology Training Programme Global CASTOR CONGRESS 2016 February 20 & 21, 2016 Jaipur, India Centre for Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP) is pleased to announce the 2 Day Castor State of Art International Workshop viz. Global Castor Congress – 2016 to be held on 20- 21 February 2016 at Jaipur, India. India meets more than 80% demand of Castor oil th
  • Argus FMB Africa Fertilizer 2016
    Feb 24

    The seventh Argus FMB Africa Fertilizer Conference will be held on 24-26 February 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco.

    The 2015 event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia attracted 400 delegates in 55 countries with a record number of delegates from Africa. If you want to expand your business in this region, join 400+ delegates at the 2016 event for you. The Argus Africa Fertilizer c

  • European Timber Regulations - Obligations for Companies
    Feb 23
    The objective of this webinar is to provide attendees with information about the European Union Timber Regulation. It will focus on the requirements for companies that place timber products on the market and are expected to apply due diligence to their products. AGENDA: -Purpose and history of the EU Timber Regulation -Terms and definitions -The due diligence system requirements -Supporting the implementatio
  • III International Symposium on Organic Greenhouse Horticulture 2016
    Apr 11

    Ege University, Faculty of Agriculture and the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), represented by the Commissions for Organic Horticulture, Protected Cultivation and Horticultural Engineering, Working Group Organic Greenhouse Horticulture and the COST Action FA1105 Biogreenhouse have the honor to invite all engaged in research, producers, teaching, extension, and public services, private sector

  • 12th Conference of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology.
    Apr 11

    The European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology would like to invite you to Athens, the historical capital of Europe and one of the world`s oldest cities with its recorded history spanning 3,400 years, to attend the 12th conference of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology. The event will take place over three days, 11-13 April 2016, at the Royal Olympic Hotel, overlooking the Acropolis

  • Agritech Expo Zambia 2016
    Apr 14

    Agritech Expo Zambia is a business-to-business platform for agricultural professionals, from small scale farmers to commercial enterprises, to engage and conduct business with some of the world’s leading suppliers to the agricultural industry. From live crop trials and machinery demonstrations, to technical and practical workshops for emerging farmers and VIP business lounges for commercial players, Agritech

    Apr 27
    2 Days Global Pongamia Integrated Nonfood Biodiesel Farming & Technology Training Programme April 27-28, 2016, Jaipur, India BACKGROUND Development of pongamia as a biofuel crop has largely been underway in India, at CJP where scientists have been assessing new crops to support sustainable rural development. There is significant interest in developing pongamia as a new source of biofuel. Its reput
    Apr 29
    4th GLOBAL MORINGA MEET 2016: 2 day’s international workshop on Moringa production & application shall be held on April 29 & 30, 2016, at Jaipur, India We shall be again assembling with Moringa experts in its attempt to bring the Moringa fraternity together is organizing this 4th International workshop to deliberate and focus on the growing and harvesting Moringa. This 2 days International workshop will also provide
  • International Symposium on Carob 2016
    May 09

    The International Symposium on Carob "a Neglected Species with Genetic Resources for Multifunctional Uses" is planned to focus on a wide range of carob aspects including: Germplasm and cultivar selection, Biology and physiology, Propagation and rootstocks, Orchard management, Quality and Health benefits, and Industry, Marketing, Environmental and Economics.

  • 9th ETHIOPIA AGRO & FOOD EXPO 12 - 16 MAY 2016
    May 12
    INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE AT 20th ETHIOPIA INT'L TRADE EXPO 25 - 29 FABRUARY 2016 ADDIS ABABA - ETHIOPIA Int'l Trade Exhibition on all kinds of General ,Consumer , FMCG ,Industrial Products, Equipments, Machinery & Technology etc. EXPORT TO ETHIOPIA NEW MARKET - NEW OPPORTUNITIES Once Again, It is our great pleasure to invite your esteemed company to participate at the 20th ETHIOPIA INTERNA
  • World Bioenergy 2016 - Conference & Exhibition on Biomass for Energy
    May 24

    Organised every second year this major global bioenergy get-together is based on the unique “Taking you from Know-How to Show-How” concept, combining tradeshow, conference sessions and field excursions into one comprehensive event. This way academic research and development blends with commercial experience providing a better business context.

  • Aquaculture UK 2016
    May 25

    Aquaculture UK 2016 offers exhibitors a valuable opportunity to launch new products, meet decision makers and promote their products and services. For visitors it is the place to do business, to network and to catch up with all the latest developments. The 2016 event will be even larger than in 2014, representing manufacturers and suppliers from all over the world, who will display current developments  and p

  • 7th MOSCOW INT'L HALAL EXPO 2 - 5 JUNE 2016
    Jun 02
    7th MOSCOW INT'L HALAL EXPO 2 - 5 JUNE 2016 SOKOLNIKI EXHIBITION & CONVENTION CENTRE MOSCOW – RUSSIA HALL# 1 , 2 & 3 Int'l Trade Exhibition on entire producers of Food ,Balms , Canned Food , FMCG , Consumer , Confectionery, Dairy Products , Dates , Dried Fruit , Ingredients , Poultry , Semi-finished Meat , Slaughtering plant , Meat Processing Plant , Pastry & Bakery Products, Seed Oils & Oil Products , Tea ,
  • Backpack Electrofishing: Principles and Practices-jun 7-9, 2016
    Jun 07
    Electrofishing is an effective way to sample freshwater fish populations. However, it may cause injury or mortality to the fish if done incorrectly. Proper balance between efficient sampling and causing minimal harm is achieved through the knowledge of electrofishing principles and use of proper techniques. This course combines classroom lecture with field demonstration/participation exercises to give attendees th
  • Argus FMB East Europe Fertilizer 2016
    Jun 15

    The Argus FMB East Europe Fertilizer 2016 conference will be held on 15-17 June 2016, in Kraków, Poland. The 2015 event in Prague  attracted 300+ delegates from 40 countries across 180 companies - a record number of attendees for this event. If you want to expand your business in this region, join 300+ delegates at the 2016 event for you. The Argus FMB East Eur

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