Science News04/07/2011

Escherichia coli can survive long time in sediments

E. coli strains don't cause illness, but they are indicator organisms used by water quality managers to estimate fecal contamination

di T N
Science News04/07/2011

Probiotic properties of table olives

Researchers want to create a final product containing a certain proportion those bacteria that are healthy for the consumer

di S. C.
Science News01/07/2011

Strawberry resistant variety

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Science News06/06/2011

Also bacteria like coffee

The new bacterium, named Pseudomonas putida, uses digestive enzymes to break down the caffeine

di Graziano Alderighi
Science News23/05/2011

Organic food market to double in six years

di S. C.

Science News04/04/2011

Biodegradable plastics from waste chicken feathers

One major goal is to use agricultural waste and other renewable resources to make bioplastics that have an additional advantage of being biodegradable once discarded into the environment

di S. C.
Science News04/04/2011

E. coli can survive in soils

Reasearchers observed that E. coli cells are capable of migrating into the roots of spinach plant

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Science News04/04/2011

To reduce in methane emissions with more milk production

Research carried out by Aberystwyth University in conjunction with Compton Group found that by adding sandalwood to animal feed the growth of pathogenic bacteria in the rumen is reduced

di S. C.
Science News15/03/2011

Scientists seek alternate fish feed ingredients

di S. C.
Science News07/03/2011

Why lavender can protect your clothes?

The essential oil shows a potent antifungal effect against strains of fungi responsible for common skin and nail infections

di S. C.

Science News07/03/2011

From the nature the solution to protect corn from fungal infection

Corn is the most economically important crop in the U.S and smut fungi are agents of disease responsible for significant crop losses worldwide

di Graziano Alderighi
Science News26/02/2011

New energy box stores CO2 in vegetables

di S. C.
Science News07/02/2011

A non-food wheat used as natural herbicide

Japanese researchers announce that they have developed a kind of wheat which can inhibit the growth of weed

di S. C.