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Antibiotics and their effects on Plants

Soil bacteria and fungi are a rich source of natural antibiotics, but the prevalence of human-made antibiotics and antibiotic resistance genes in soils, is an emerging concern. 867 more words

Herbal Medicine

"The girl with all the gifts" or: Zombies and fungus

Melanie is a girl that lives in a military base with other kids. An strange innocent ambient and calm in the kids. They are in motion deprivation and installed in cells, like prisoners. 327 more words


Neem Oil

While researching the properties of plant oils, it was Neem oil that delightfully surprised us with its versatility and performance.

In India the Neem tree is considered a universal herb, every part of the plant is used for medicinal or cosmetic purposes. 669 more words


Nothing can ever be just sunshine and lollipops, can it? ⋆ Obsolete Childhood

Beware when you landscape your homes, even seemingly innocent changes can have serious consequences.

I received a call back from the Oklahoma State University this morning about my poor blighted Maple tree.  

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Red Thread

There has been an invasive weed that I have been battling for the last 10 years. It has only affected a small patch of vegetation the footprint being smaller than a school bus, but this little trouble-maker will not give up easily. 286 more words

In The Fields

A wet winter and spring brought welcome relief, but has also raised the threat of fungus
“If you don’t find mildew in your vineyards, you haven’t looked hard enough,” said Glenn McGourty, a viticulture advisor for the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) for Mendocino County. 263 more words