Nutrient Deficiency

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Nutrient-poor farms get a vitamin boost from zinc mines - Standard-Examiner

Sat, 2017-04-22 05:49

Nutrient-poor farms get a vitamin boost from zinc mines
Standard-Examiner
That compares with 12.1 million tons by all users, according to Bloomberg Intelligence. However, with almost two thirds of the world's farms deficient in zinc, demand in agriculture could triple to 900,000 tons if it was used everywhere it's needed ...

Multivitamins can't replace a healthy, balanced diet - The Spokesman-Review

Sat, 2017-04-22 01:01

Multivitamins can't replace a healthy, balanced diet
The Spokesman-Review
Dear Doctor: Do I really need to take a multivitamin? My sisters are convinced that you can't get all the nutrients that you need without one, but it seems to me that as long you're eating right, you're covered. Dear Reader: Multivitamins are the most ...

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Evaluate your alfalfa fields for winter injury - American Agriculturist - American Agriculturist

Fri, 2017-04-21 00:04

Evaluate your alfalfa fields for winter injury - American Agriculturist
American Agriculturist
It's time to evaluate your alfalfa fields for injury, says Dr. Jon Pretz, dairy nutritionist, Hubbard Feeds. "We have had a relatively mild winter in most of the upper ...

Evaluate your alfalfa fields for winter injury - Wallaces Farmer - Wallace's Farmer

Fri, 2017-04-21 00:04

Wallace's Farmer

Evaluate your alfalfa fields for winter injury - Wallaces Farmer
Wallace's Farmer
It's time to evaluate your alfalfa fields for injury, says Dr. Jon Pretz, dairy nutritionist, Hubbard Feeds. "We have had a relatively mild winter in most of the upper ...

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Crop Advisor's Casebook: A tale of two wheat fields - Grainews

Thu, 2017-04-20 12:49

Grainews

Crop Advisor's Casebook: A tale of two wheat fields
Grainews
There were no signs of disease in the problem field, so I wondered if a nutrient deficiency could be to blame. Jack said he'd side banded a 28-26-0 fertilizer blend at 140 pounds per acre at planting. The fertility program seemed fairly typical of the ...

Going beyond NPK in your fertilizer program - Country Guide

Thu, 2017-04-20 11:57

Country Guide

Going beyond NPK in your fertilizer program
Country Guide
“Soil health assessments provide us with information about soil constraints beyond nutrient deficiency or excess,” Zavala says. By now, most producers have likely heard of the Solvita test, which measures CO2 respiration over a 24-hour period in order ...

In this country, people are now eating more fish but getting less nutrition from it - Quartz

Thu, 2017-04-20 00:44

Quartz

In this country, people are now eating more fish but getting less nutrition from it
Quartz
People in Bangladesh are now eating 30% more fish than they did 20 years ago, but they are getting a smaller amount of important nutrients from it, a new study shows. ... And millions live with various micronutrient deficiencies. This has been ...

Agri varsity brings out new plant nutrients - The Hindu - The Hindu

Wed, 2017-04-19 20:24

The Hindu

Agri varsity brings out new plant nutrients - The Hindu
The Hindu
Most are nutrient mixture with soluble materials suitable for foliar spray.

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Agri varsity brings out new plant nutrients - KERALA - The Hindu - The Hindu

Wed, 2017-04-19 18:33

The Hindu

Agri varsity brings out new plant nutrients - KERALA - The Hindu
The Hindu
Most are nutrient mixtures with soluble materials suitable for foliar spray.

Frailty and low income causing poor nutrition among Japanese elderly - FoodNavigator-Asia.com

Wed, 2017-04-19 17:32

Frailty and low income causing poor nutrition among Japanese elderly
FoodNavigator-Asia.com
“Poor dietary habits and nutritional deficiency result in critical health issues, and are more common in older age.” Other lifestyle factors, such as physical inactivity and insufficient or unbalanced diet also increase mortality and morbidity in older ...

Kerala varsity launches formulations to address nutrient deficiency in crops - Hindu Business Line

Wed, 2017-04-19 10:20

Hindu Business Line

Kerala varsity launches formulations to address nutrient deficiency in crops
Hindu Business Line
The deficiency of major and minor nutrients in the soil has been identified as a key reason for the decline in in crop productivity in the State. Soil quality evaluation has indicated that the soil is deficient not only in major soil nutrients, but ...
Kerala Agricultural University's plant nutrients to boost productivityTimes of India

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High-Input Soybean Production: Soybean yield response to rhizobia inoculant, gypsum, manganese fertilizer ... - Corn and Soybean Digest

Wed, 2017-04-19 08:05

Corn and Soybean Digest

High-Input Soybean Production: Soybean yield response to rhizobia inoculant, gypsum, manganese fertilizer ...
Corn and Soybean Digest
Crop scouting is a useful tool to identify fields where disease pressure levels are higher to determine when fungicide applications may be justified, as well as to scout for nutrient deficiencies and insect pressure to warrant the application of ...

Iron plays key role in health - Thegardenisland.com

Wed, 2017-04-19 04:17

Thegardenisland.com

Iron plays key role in health
Thegardenisland.com
It is a perfect example of the principle that both too little and too much of a nutrient in the body can be harmful. Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies, affecting more than 1.6 billion people around the world. Iron ...

I used to sprinkle Kerosene in my house, the smell was… Weird cravings Kenyan women have during pregnancy and ... - The Standard (press release)

Wed, 2017-04-19 04:07

The Standard (press release)

I used to sprinkle Kerosene in my house, the smell was… Weird cravings Kenyan women have during pregnancy and ...
The Standard (press release)
Due to hormonal changes and nutrient deficiency, cravings during pregnancy is pretty normal among most women. However, some women report powerful desires for some very strange things, such as soil, soap, polystyrene, charcoal, chalk and even ...

Try select syrahs before mysterious growth decline wipes it from shelves - Scranton Times-Tribune

Wed, 2017-04-19 02:00

Scranton Times-Tribune

Try select syrahs before mysterious growth decline wipes it from shelves
Scranton Times-Tribune
In fact, that's why Rhône producers used it as a key component. Then, a disease specific to syrah hit. First producers and researchers thought it was a nutrient deficiency. Then, for a long time, they thought it was a virus. But the virus theory has ...

Get Growing: Five things to look for before you buy new starts for your gaden - Reading Eagle

Tue, 2017-04-18 22:07

Reading Eagle

Get Growing: Five things to look for before you buy new starts for your gaden
Reading Eagle
Buying transplants at the nursery can be like getting caught in a whirlwind. Before I know it, my cart is overflowing with plants, herbs and flowers, all ready for spring. It's very easy to get swept up in it all and just start adding a little of this ...

Dangerous Pests And Diseases That Could Kill Your Weed Plants - Green Rush Daily

Tue, 2017-04-18 16:15

Dangerous Pests And Diseases That Could Kill Your Weed Plants
Green Rush Daily
As a result, growth is slowed, leaves show signs of nutrient deficiency, and yields might be reduced. Even worse, fungus gnats can be the death for young cannabis plants. What to do: Place yellow sticky cards in the grow area. Yellow to a fungus gnat ...

Low pH induces iron and manganese toxicity in geraniums - Michigan State University Extension

Mon, 2017-04-17 17:59

Michigan State University Extension

Low pH induces iron and manganese toxicity in geraniums
Michigan State University Extension
... “poster child” of plants that readily absorb iron and thus are referred to as “iron efficient” crops. In contrast, other crops such as petunia and calibrachoa are “iron inefficient” and require a lower substrate pH of 5.5 to 5.8 to prevent an iron ...

Nutrient-Poor Farms Get a Vitamin Boost From Zinc Mines - Bloomberg - Bloomberg

Mon, 2017-04-17 17:36

Bloomberg

Nutrient-Poor Farms Get a Vitamin Boost From Zinc Mines - Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Injecting an industrial metal back into the ground could prove a boon for farmers and miners alike. The metal is zinc. Used mostly to reduce corrosion in iron and ...

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