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Economic Impact of a New Broiler House in Alabama

The entry of a new 39,600-square-foot (66’ × 600’) broiler house in Alabama causes a measurable increase in economic activity within the state in terms of construction and ongoing annual operations. Consider the following economic ac…

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Plastic Mulch for Vegetable Production

The use of plastic polyethylene mulch in fruit and vegetable production is a common practice in Alabama. Among the crops for which it’s used are strawberry, watermelon, muskmelon, tomato, pepper, cucumber, squash, and brassicas such as co…

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Basics of Crop Sensing

Remote sensor technology is used to detect subtle differences in vegetation that may be overlooked using typical visual methods. Learn how the technology works to elevate accuracy in evaluating and managing crops.

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Nutrient Recommendations for Alabama Crops

Scientists with the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station (AAES) have developed nutrient recommendations for crops grown in the state. These recommendations are in table form and contain recommendations by crop based on soil test rating …

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Economic Impact of a New 300-Head Cow-Calf Operation in Alabama

The entry of a new 300-head cow-calf operation in Alabama causes a measurable increase in economic activity within the state in terms of ongoing annual operations. Consider the following total economic activity created during the first full…

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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。

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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…

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

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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 …