The Potential Benefits of Vegetable Gardening

Vegetable gardening is a rewarding experience. With the costs of living rising at an unpredictable level, it would be possible to save money, augment your income and directly benefit your family’s health by growing vegetables in your backyard.

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Alliums Have Nurtured A Unique Defense System

Among those plants that originated from a very tough environment in Central Asia are the garlic and onion.

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Using Minus One Element Technique In Soil Nutrient Deficiency Determination

Plants always show with utmost accuracy if the soil has the required nutrients for their normal growth or it does not have any.

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The Potential Of Avocado Oil In Controlling Vegetable Pests

A natural insect deterrent found in avocado could potentially reduce the need for more toxic chemical pesticides used in agriculture.

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Fire Orchid Propagation, A Unique Plant Collection

Fire Orchid, comes from the genus of Renanthera, is a beautiful plant and as it connotes, it has intensely red flowers.

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Garden Plots Are Flourishing In Paris

Gardening in the middle of the French metropolis is an idea that arose in 1999 when a group of activists planted an illegal garden on a former industrial site .

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Genetically Engineered Canola Flourishing As Weeds

Canola, whose seeds are pressed to make the popular cooking oil, is a type of oilseed rape developed by breeders in Canada. In the US, it is grown mainly in North Dakota and Minnesota through cultivation, is spreading.

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Enset, A Banana That Bears No Fruit But It’s Abundant Source Of Food

Enset is a banana plant that is quite different from the fruit bearing banana that each one of us is familiar with. It bears no fruit but nevertheless yields abundant source of food. It has been a staple crop in Ethiopia.

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Transgenic Crops Can Pass On Their Traits To Weeds

Transgenic crops are engineered with specialized trait like herbicide resistance. For years, scientists have known that transgenic crops can pass on their traits to nearby weeds through hybridization.

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