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Resilience is the ability to bounce back from a natural disaster or any other adversity and adapt well to changes in your life.
Many authorities consider it a native North American insect that adapted to wheat as European settlers began large-scale cultivation of cereal crops. Alternatively, some researchers have suggested that the wheat stem sawfl y may have been introduced into North America inadvertently from northeastern Asia. Whatever its origins, wheat stem sawfl y is the most serious insect pest of spring wheat and durum wheat in North Dakota.
Studies were conducted during 2007, 2008 and 2009 using air-assist sprayers. The objective of the studies was to determine the most effective operating parameters of air-assist sprayers that reduce the effects of FHB. The spray studies were completed on both hard red spring wheat and six-row barley at the recommended application stage for both crops.
This circular outlines some of the propagation techniques which may be carried out by those interested in perpetuating their favorite plants.
Composting and utilizing compost are advantageous tools in nutrient management plans that, when managed properly, reduce the potential to pollute and benefit crops. Compost is a mixture of organic residues (manure, animal carcasses, straw, etc.) that have been piled, mixed and moistened to undergo thermophilic (high heat 113 to 160 degrees Fahrenheit) decomposition.