Photosynthesis Articles

  • Function of phosphate fertilizer and production line of phosphate fertilizer

    Ⅰ、 Effect of phosphate fertilizer on plant growth Phosphorus is a large number of elements necessary for plant growth and development. The phosphorus needed for plant growth and development is mainly obtained from the soil phosphorus pool, or the plant can absorb enough phosphorus through fertilization. Phosphorus deficiency affects photosynthesis, respiration and biosynthesis of plants. One of ...

  • Technology keeps catfish jumping and profits steady - Case Study

    Overview Andy Jones compares the catfish industry to the jagged graph of a heartbeat displayed on an EKG machine. The peaks and valleys of that pulsating line are a vivid metaphor for the fluctuating fortunes of a seasonal business dependent on live animals and a dynamic market. Jones is in a good position to make the connection. As a second-generation catfish farmer, he’s ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Technology keeps catfish jumping - Case Study

    OVERVIEW Andy Jones compares the catfish industry to the jagged graph of a heartbeat displayed on an EKG machine. The peaks and valleys of that pulsating line are a vivid metaphor for the fluctuating fortunes of a seasonal business dependent on live animals and a dynamic market. Jones is in a good position to make the connection. As a secondgeneration catfish farmer, ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Genomic gymnastics help sorghum plant survive drought

    Scorching temperatures and parched earth are no match for the sorghum plant -- this cereal crop, native to Africa and Australia, will remain green and productive, even under conditions that would render other plants brown, brittle and barren. A new study published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National ...

  • Flower Box Storage And Precautions

    1. Flower gift box   After receiving the flower gift box, you need to open the gift box cover to facilitate the flowers to breathe. There is flower mud at the bottom of the flower box package. After the flower box is laid flat, pour a little water into the flower box every day to keep the flower mud moist.Do not place the flower box in a place where the temperature is too high or in the sun. ...

  • Roots to Recreation: Cannabis Legalization Promotes Grow Room Expansion

    Criminalization of cannabis cultivation and consumption in the United States began with prohibition by certain states in the early 20th century (between 1911 and 1933, some 29 states banned the cultivation and/or use of cannabis), with the first significant nationwide federal restrictions implemented under the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937. More recently, just as the states instituted the first ...

  • Algatech Triples FucoVital Production Capacity

    Fucovital is the first tiver health support extract derived from microalgae Kibbutz Ketura, Israel—Algatechnologies, Ltd. ("Algatech") announces it has tripled its production capacity for FucoVital    .The action follows increased demand from the dietary supplements market. FucoVital was launched in the U.S. in 2018. Algatech's Fucovital proprietary ...


    By Algatech

  • Leaf Area - How & Why Measuring Leaf Area is Vital to Plant Research

    What is Leaf Area? It is easy to measure leaves, and they are also the parts of a plant most responsive to their environment. The combination of these two factors makes leaf area measurement extremely useful to scientists and growers. Besides, leaves are one of the main plant organs and are responsible for the productivity of a plant, and on a larger scale, of an ecosystem or a farm. ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • How to Analyze Photosynthesis in Plants: Methods and Tools

    Photosynthesis: Why is it important? Life as we know it would be impossible without photosynthesis. Outside of providing the essential elements that support life on earth, photosynthesis is of special importance to the food and agriculture industry, as well as for ecologists studying climate change. In addition, there are many commercial enterprises which depend heavily on photosynthesis. ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • The Importance of Leaf Area Index (LAI) in Environmental and Crop Research

    Leaf Area Index (LAI), which is used as a measure in hundreds of studies on forests, crops, climate and the environment, is calculated as half the area of all leaves per unit area of ground. It is measured as the leaf area (m2 ) per ground area (m–2) and is unit-less. So, a plant with a LAI of 2 has an amount of leaves that can cover a given area two times. LAI is calculated for a plant or ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • Organic fertilizer drum granulator production line

    Organic fertilizer drum granulator production line Organic fertilizers are rich in nutrients needed for crop growth and can continuously supply crops with them.In addition to mineral nutrients, the decomposition of organic matter in soil produces carbon dioxide, which can be used as ...

  • Photosynthesis Analysis with the CI-340 [WEBINAR]

    In our latest webinar, Application Scientists Katrina Tso and Dennis Fisher, with guest Dr. Olyssa Starry, Assistant Professor of Urban Ecology at Portland State University, explain the many applications of photosynthesis measurement and demonstrate how to use the portable CI-340 Photosynthesis Analysis ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • Non-Destructive Root Imaging - Webinar and Live Demo

    Alright, so, we are just about a full house here already. So, we’ll get started with the presentation. As you should be able to see on your screen, it should say, “A Change of View: Using Root Imaging to Expand your Research by CID Bio-Science.” Online with me is actually our distribution manager, Suzy Truitt. She’ll be helping in the background facilitating with the Q ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • From Farm to Fork Step 1: Agricultural Sensors in Food Production

    In this series of articles, we bring you the journey of your food, from farm to fork, highlighting the agricultural sensors used along the way. Edinburgh Sensors products can be used in virtually every step of the food chain in order to ensure the quality and safety of the final food product. This article focuses on the first step of the journey, food production. The origin of the ...

  • Impact of Snow on Soil Greenhouse Gases

    Spring is finally in the air, and while the thermometers are slowly but steadily rising, we wanted to explore the impacts of the exceptionally snowy winter on the soil greenhouse gas emissions. For this post, we interviewed a researcher, Boris Tupek, who is based in Luke, the Natural Resources Institute Finland.  ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • LED or HPS for Growing Cannabis?

    “What lighting source should I use for my licensed cannabis grow?”; “I am comparing LED to HPS for my cannabis operation. Which source do you recommend?” These are questions people ask me almost on a daily basis. We have covered this question in past posts on our blog, like this one by our very own head of marketing: LEDs vs ...


    By P.L. Light Systems Inc.

  • Demystifying Light Levels for Cannabis Grows

    As more and more investors, opportunists and growers are jumping onto the green rush that is the cannabis industry right now there is also a big influx of folks who are learning as they go.  Lighting is a major purchase for this industry as a big margin of growers still prefer the better climate control and security of growing indoors and even those who choose to grow in a greenhouse are ...


    By P.L. Light Systems Inc.

  • Demystifying Light Levels for Cannabis Grows

    As more and more investors, opportunists and growers are jumping onto the green rush that is the cannabis industry right now there is also a big influx of folks who are learning as they go.  Lighting is a major purchase for this industry as a big margin of growers still prefer the better climate control and security of growing indoors and even those who choose to grow in a greenhouse are ...


    By P.L. Light Systems Inc.

  • Ultrasonic selectivity on depressing photosynthesis of cyanobacteria and green algae probed by chlorophyll-a fluorescence transient

    Ultrasound can inhibit cyanobacterial growth through rupturing cells, but this pathway frequently has the risk to release intercellular toxin (e.g., microcystin). Depressing photosynthesis without cell disruption may provide a new strategy to control cyanobacterial blooms using ultrasound, especially Microcystis blooms. In this work, Microcystis aeruginosa (toxic ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Science for Environment Policy

    The  economic  impact  of climate  change  on European agriculture A new study has estimated how changes to climate might affect the value of European farmland. Based on data for over 41 000 farms, the results suggest that their economic value could drop by up to 32%, depending on the climate scenario considered- Farms in southern Europe are particularly sensitive to ...

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