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The latest news on advances in crop care, crop protection, crop science and agricultural products.
When placed under extreme abiotic stress, crops initiate self-preservation mode. They decrease transpiration and photosynthesis, and instead store water and vital nutrients in more essential parts of the plant. Though the plants now have a better chance of survival, their decreased growth and productivity can affect growers’ profits because the size, quality and yield of […]
There’s plenty of buzz in the agriculture world about biostimulants. Studies show that integrating our Ascophyllum nodosum-based crop inputs into standard crop care programs helps plants reach their full potential and can deliver visible benefits for both conventional and organic growers. Our seaweed extract biostimulants can maximize the efficiency of crop care programs, helping plants […]
Synthetic fertilizers used in conventional farming practices come with a financial and environmental toll. These man-made fertilizers saturate the soil with macronutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, etc.), but disrupt the organic systems that recycle these nutrients. In some cases, they may reduce the levels of beneficial microorganisms that convert atmospheric nitrogen into forms that plants […]
January 13, 2020. Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Acadian Plant Health™ (APH™) will attend the Fruit Logistica trade show in Berlin, Germany in partnership with Van Iperen International. This is the 8th consecutive year that Acadian Plant Health™ will attend the show. This year’s event runs from February 5 to 7 at the Messe Berlin GmbH exhibition grounds in Berlin, […]
Regulations mostly come from good intentions. Officials within the government, often at the prompting of concerned citizens or industry members, establish rules to prevent negative outcomes. Yet when those concerns aren’t guided by research or facts, regulations can do more harm than good. As countries around the world evaluate their stance on biostimulants, it’s […]