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Enterprise Budgets for Row Crops

Row crop enterprise budgets are updated annually by Extension personnel to reflect recommended management practices for production on a per acre basis.  Projected costs are gathered from multiple industry sources and a higher than average …

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26. 杀真菌剂通过干扰细胞发育来抑制真菌生长。许多杀真菌剂通过破坏细胞膜、阻断关键的酶或蛋白质的功能、或干扰包括呼吸在内的各种代谢过程来发挥作用。

27. 电子传递链抑…

The ABCs of Climate Variability

Water temperatures in the tropical Pacific Ocean affect weather patterns throughout the United States. Alabama is no exception—the reason why farmers, cattle producers, and others involved in agriculture not only should take note …

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1. 农药是用于防治害虫的化学制剂。农药有很多种。除草剂用于去除各类杂草,消毒剂用于杀死病菌,杀真菌剂用于杀死真菌,杀虫剂用于杀死害虫,驱避剂驱除叮咬害虫。此外还…

Mode of Action Video Part 2 – Hindi Handout

1. पेस्टिसाइड्स (कीटनाशक) कीट को नियंत्रित करने के लिए इस्तेमाल किए जाने वाले रसायन हैं। पेस…

Harvesting Pine Straw for Profit: Questions Landowners Should Ask Themselves

Production of nontimber forest products such as pine straw can be a good way for forestland owners to earn an income, especially when traditional timber markets are down. Pine straw consists of the needles that fall from pine trees. Fre…

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Pruning Ornamental Plants

With detailed illustrations of how to prune, with specific guidelines for a range of Alabama plants, from azaleas and boxwoods to hydrangeas, junipers, and climbing roses, you can control a plant’s size and shape, encourage flower or frui…

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Backyard Composting Tips

The word compost is derived from two Latin words meaning “together” and “to bring.” In one sense, it involves bringing together waste materials to ultimately form a single uniform humus. In the technical sense, composting results in…

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Kudzu Control in Residential Areas

Kudzu control is often a frustrating problem in residential settings. It frequently grows unchecked along woodland edges near homes, in vacant lots, and along property lines. Its aggressive nature makes it seem literally uncontrollable in t…

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Mode of Action Video Part 1 – Hindi Handout

26. फंजिसाइड्स कोशिकीय वृद्धि में दखल देकर कवक की वृद्धि को रोकते हैं। इनमें कार्य, कोशिका झ…

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26. Los fungicidas inhiben el crecimiento fúngico interfiriendo el desarrollo celular. Muchos funcionan dañando membranas celulares, deteniendo o interrumpiendo las enzimas o proteínas críticas, o interrumpiendo diferentes pro…

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1. Los pesticidas son sustancias químicas que se utilizan para controlar plagas. Existen muchos tipos de pesticidas. Los herbicidas eliminan plantas; los desinfectantes remueven gérmenes; los fungicidas eliminan hongos; los insecticid…

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Fungicides and Bactericides
26. Fungicides inhibit fungal growth by interfering with cellular development. Many work by damaging cell membranes, stopping or halting critical enzymes or proteins, or interrupting various metabolic processes …

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Herbicides and Insecticides
1. Pesticides are chemicals used to control a pest. There are many types of pesticides. Herbicides kill plants, disinfectants remove germs, fungicides kill fungi, insecticides kill insects, and repellants repel …

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Absorption: The movement of a chemical into plants, animals (including humans), microorganisms, or soil.

ACCase Inhibitors: Mainly kill grasses. This enzyme helps the formation of lipids or fats in the ro…