Rooting News

  • FLSmidth launches ECS/UptimeGo, a digital analysis tool that gets to the root of unplanned stoppages

    Unplanned downtime costs businesses billions of dollars each year globally. For cement and mining customers, the impact of plant and equipment failures can be enormous: production stoppages and reduced productivity. That’s why FLSmidth have developed ECS/UptimeGo, a downtime analysis solution to help plant staff identify the ...


    By FLSmidth

  • Cai Xiaodong, General Manager of SDAAC under HT-SAAE Winning the Honorary Title of Moving SAST-the New Striver in the New Era

    Recently, Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology(SAST) has held the 3rd Moving SAST-the New Striver in the New Era award ceremony and the 10th Shanghai Aerospace Workers Reading Festival closing ceremony.Cai Xiaodong, general manager of SDAAC,  chosen by HT-SAAE, the general manager of SDAAC, with his international mindset, pioneering and enterprising determination and the great courage ...

  • WHY YOU SHOULD USE COCONUT PEAT AND CHIPS?

    dvanced scientific research into the suitability of coco peat and coco products has been well established. Coir peat was regarded as of no use in the past but it is only an idea belonging to the past.  Scientists and agronomists promote it as the best organic medium to use as substrate because, It possesses high porosity enhancing healthy root growth.  It has natural tendency to ...


    By GW Biosubstrates

  • Plant Growth Regulators Market to grow at 8.5% from 2018 to 2025

    The Plant Growth Regulators Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $5 billion to over $9.7 billion by 2025; as reported in the latest study by Global Market Insights, Inc. Global PGR market will be driven by increasing investment in the agricultural sector. Europe Union is planning to invest ...


    By Global Market Insights, Inc.

  • Salmon images ‘lack context and veracity’

    THE Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation (SSPO) has defended the industry’s health record following the latest propaganda campaign by anti-salmon farm activists. Video footage and photographs of unhealthy salmon have been taken out of context, said Julie Hesketh-Laird, chief executive of the SSPO. ‘The video footage and images circulated in the media recently are horrible to ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Federal Minister for families barley visits renowned family friendly company Analytik Jena

    Federal Minister for Families, Seniors, Women and Youth, Dr. Katarina Barley, today visited Analytik Jena AG as part of her summer trip. The Company has received awards for its outstanding family friendliness. Grit Petzholdt-Gühne, Director of Human Resources, gave the Federal Minister a tour of the Company and explained the guiding principles of family friendliness at Analytik Jena and of ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • WinRHIZO 2019a

    New driverless protection keys (no more need to install protection key drivers). The key also now contains the WinRHIZO program (no more CDs). Keyboard shortcuts have been added: Ctrl + N to switch to Nodules counting working mode. Ctrl + E to switch to image Edition working mode. Ctrl + R to ...


    By Regent Instruments Inc.

  • Grey on Green: The Quiet Decline of One Tree in Alaska’s Temperate Rainforest

    Culturally vital, ecologically unique, and economically valuable, the yellow cedar’s fate is closely tied to snow I am in the middle of the most pristine forest in North America; in all likelihood no one has stood where I stand for hundreds of years. And I am surrounded by dead trees. Huge, monolithic individuals, three feet across and over a hundred feet tall – and the vast majority ...


    By Earth Island Institute

  • World champions rely on Redexim at World Cup Russia

    On June 12 the German national team, the current world-champion, arrived at their basecamp in Watuniki. ”There we will find optimal conditions”, teammanager Olivier Bierhoff said prior to departure from Germany. Fieldmanager Roman Kafafjan and his team did the upmost to bring the trainingsfield in the best possible condition. ...


    By Redexim

  • Irritec at XVIII Infopoverty World Conference to fight poverty and sustain african countries

    On April 13th, in the UN headquarters the XVIII Infopoverty World Conference will discuss the importance of ICTs for sustainability and put forward low-cost digital solutions having high social impact. Irritec will participate at the conference to discuss new technologies to fight poverty and sustain african countries. The ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • Soil compaction, the invisible threat to agriculture.

    Subsurface densification of the soil occurs when the load-bearing strength of the soil is exceeded. In the layer just beneath the plough, densification can occur; this plough sole begins at a depth of about 30 cm. Over time, the soil will lose its structure and its pore will disappear. This threat might be invisible from the surface, but it can be measured! Disrupting water management In case of ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Creating Better Soybeans

    In rows of petri dishes, soybean roots bathe in fluorescent light, an unremarkable site unless you work in the laboratory where they grow. The simplicity of the setup belies the complexity of the research that went into creating the roots. For decades, the genes of the seeds that produced these roots have been tinkered with to create a plant that resists a common and highly destructive soybean ...


    By Ohio State University

  • App ‘trained’ to spot crop disease, alert farmers

    Researchers win grant to further test app for smallholders App diagnoses deadly cassava diseases in field, sends alerts Roll-out in Africa needs engagement with farmers, says expert A team of scientists has received US$100,000 grant to refine a mobile application (app) that ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Easing the soil’s temperature

    Soil characteristics like organic matter content and moisture play a vital role in helping plants flourish. It turns out that soil temperature is just as important. Every plant needs a certain soil temperature to thrive. If the temperature changes too quickly, plants won’t do well. Their seeds won’t germinate or their roots will die. “Most plants are sensitive to extreme ...

  • Chinese space programm use the W.E.T. Sensor to help grow lettuce in space

    The multi-parameter W.E.T. Sensor is in use by Chinese astronauts aboard the Tiangong-2 Space Lab. Tiangong-2, which translates into “Heavenly Palace”, was launched on the 15th of September 2016. This space station is designed to allow Chinese scientists to test life support ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Grafting helps pepper plants deal with drought

    Joining a high-yield pepper plant sapling to the roots of a strong and resistant variety could help pepper farmers cope with lower rainfall, a study has found. An experiment using the technique of merging two plants, known as grafting, resulted in higher fruit yield during periods of less rain. Plants also grew much better in salty soil, a by-product of drought, the researchers ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Treating citrus greening with copper: Effects on trees, soils

    Citrus greening is a major challenge for Florida growers. The disease destroys the production, appearance, and economic value of citrus trees and their fruit. Trees decline and die within three years. Researchers at the University of Florida and other institutions are searching for cures and treatments to reduce citrus greening effects. The “Influence of Foliar Copper Application Rate on ...


    By American Society of Agronomy

  • GPR in Ukrainian historical investigation

    This summer we participated in a big project by which Ukrainian scientists tried to trace roots of first Ukrainian Dukes. We made a GPR survey in Volodymyr-Volynsky, old city in Eastern Ukraine where one of our Dukes was born. 1+1 TV channel created a movie about this investigation. You can watch this movie here (in Ukrainian). ...


    By Transient Technologies LLC

  • Chinese astronauts use the WET Sensor to help grow lettuce in space

    Delta-T Devices has revealed that their multi-parameter WET Sensor has been used by Chinese astronauts aboard the Tiangong-2 Space Lab. Tiangong-2, whose name means “Heavenly Palace”, was launched on 15th Sept 2016, and is designed to allow Chinese scientists to test the life support technologies needed to create a permanently staffed Space Station by 2022. Two Chinese astronauts ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

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