Monthly Archives : April 2015

Seaweed extract aid drought-stressed crops

This spring has seen large extremes in weather patterns from drought to flooding, causing stress to arable crops. But one researcher at University College, Cork, believes a certain chemical found in seaweed could make crops more stress tolerant. Along with factors such as extremes of temperature, inadequate nutrient supply and excess
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Why use Seaweed as a fertilizer?

Soil is a vital importance as a worldwide resource as well as the fact that we treat it so poorly. I will explain why we should consider using seaweed-based fertilizers. An ideal soil has approximately 50% of its volume filled with solids and the other 50% with water and air.  Ninety
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