Chestnut Farming Articles

  • Environmental fate of emamectin benzoate after tree micro injection of horse chestnut trees

    Emamectin benzoate, an insecticide derived from the avermectin family of natural products, has a unique translocation behavior in trees when applied by tree micro injection (TMI), which can result in protection from insect pests (foliar and borers) for several years. Active ingredient imported into leaves was measured at the end of season in the fallen leaves of treated horse chestnut ...

    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Case study - Building work starts to progress – in time for the eco open house event

    Eco House Just when it looks as if the building works will go on for ever, with the garden in a mess and the portable toilet man falling into next door's shrubs, things start to improve in time for the eco open house event this weekendg. Ann Link and her partner Richard Hudson at their home in Lewes Photograph: Frank Baron/Frank Baron Just when it looks as if the building works will go on ...

  • Forest biotechnology: trees of our future

    The trees of our future will inevitably include trees developed with specific characteristics to fit environmental, social and economic world needs. How do we prepare for these trees? The evolving social and political arena in which technology must answer questions has and will continue to influence the process. Forest biotechnology has the opportunity to address many of these questions at the ...

    By Inderscience Publishers

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