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    Plantations International Agarwood Gaharu Information Government as well as sector financial investment in new tools will drastically boost accessibility to higher-ethanol blends but not quick sufficient to raise mandates to make use of the fuel next year, according to the United States Epa (EPA). Grants sustaining the installment of pumps and also tanks able to give a 15% ethanol-petrol mix (E15) will certainly help drop a substantial obstacle to spreading out a fuel biofuel manufacturers hope will certainly stimulate a fresh wave of brand-new market share. But the energy still encounters lawful and sensible difficulties maintaining regulatory authorities from presuming a […]

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    Plantations International Agarwood Gaharu News The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has actually annulled the European Union’s (EU) country wide 9.5% anti-dumping duty on all ethanol imported from the United States. The duty had remained in place considering that February 2013. US-based Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and also Development Power revealed that they welcomed the choice, which was made on 9 June. The ECJ ruled that the five-year anti-dumping task of $ 83.03 per metric tonne was void because the European Compensation was required by EU legislation to give each tasted US company its own antidumping rate. Rather, the EC based […]

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    Plantations International Monsanto News Philip Morris International (PM) stated a routine quarterly dividend of $ 1.02 each usual share, payable on July 11, 2016, to investors of document as of June 23, 2016. The ex-dividend day is June 21, 2016. Monsanto Company (MON) proclaimed a quarterly returns on its usual stock of 54 cents each share. The dividend associates with the firm’s 3rd quarter of its 2016 monetary year as well as is payable on July 29, 2016, to shareowners of record on July 8, 2016. Tyco International (TYC) has stated a quarterly […]

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    Plantations International Agarwood Gaharu Information Scientists have actually recognized brand-new actions in the method plants produce cellulose, which could aid avoid having to select between expanding crops for food or fuel. Cellulose is the part of plant cell wall surfaces that offer strength as well as forms insoluble fibre in the human diet. According to a record on the phys.org web site, the findings could bring about enhanced manufacturing of cellulose and guide plant breeding for specific usages such as timber products as well as ethanol energy, which are sustainable options to fossil fuel-based products. Released in the journal Nature Communications, […]

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    Plantations International Monsanto News By Jacob Bunge and Eyk Henning Bayer AG’s proposal to purchase Monsanto Co. for greater than$ 60 billion has meetinged a standstill that might posture a challenge for the blockbuster farming tie-up. Bayer has actually provided to purchase the UNITED STATE seed titan for $ 62 billion consisting of debt, or$ 122 a share, which Monsanto last month denied as also low. It looked for accessibility to comprehensive business info, referred to as […]

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    Plantations International Agarwood Gaharu News Biofuels heavyweights attended a public meeting to review the United States’ Epa’s (EPA) propositions to change the Sustainable Gas Requirement (RFS) in Kansas, US. EPA’s recent proposition calls on refiners to blend 14.8 billion gallons of conventional biofuels in 2017, a little below the 15-billion-gallon degree envisioned by the US Congress when it broadened the RFS in 2007. Officials from the United States EPA heard comments from more than 100 participants on their prepare for just how much ethanol and also various other renewable gas should be combined right into motor gasoline as well as diesel […]

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    Plantations International Monsanto News By Jacob Bunge as well as Eyk Henning Bayer AG’s quote to purchase Monsanto Co. for greater than$ 60 billion has actually hit an impasse that could present an obstacle for the hit farming tie-up. Bayer has actually provided to buy the UNITED STATE seed giant for $ 62 billion including financial obligation, or$ 122 a share, which Monsanto last month rejected as also reduced. It sought access to detailed company info, recognized […]

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    Global Broccoli and Cauliflower Market China According Plantations International estimates China’s domestic production is estimated to account for about 45% of the total global production. Most of this is intended for the domestic market. There are also some exports, which have recorded a slight increase. The post-harvest techniques have been improved and investments have also been made in the cold chain. China wishes to present itself internationally with this product. In fact, a ‘Broccoli Demonstration Zone’ has recently opened in the Zhejiang Province. The current price stands at around 1.35 dollars per kilo. In January and February, it was extremely cold […]

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    Plantations International Information U.S.: Higher expenditures press Limoneira revenue in Q2 June 10, 2016 California-based fruit business Limoneira (NASDAQ: LMNR) saw its EBITDA reduced by almost a 3rd year-on-year in the 2nd quarter of 2016, going down to US$ 3.4 million. The decline could mostly be connected to higher agribusiness expenses as well as a postponed avocado deal relative to 2015, as both volumes as well as rates were up for the company’s primary earnings source– lemons. Avocado earnings was down by even more compared to 70% at US$ […]

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    Plantations International Information Terrific Citrus to cut right into U.K. market June 10, 2016 Among the largest as well as most recognized UNITED STATE citrus firms has actually revealed strategies to take advantage of the U.K. market, complying with a major acquisition earlier in 2012. At the London Produce Show being held today, a Remarkable Citrus agent informed www.freshfruitportal.com there was a chance to establish lime and grapefruit sales in the European country.

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    Bamboo The Miracle Crop THE new economic force is generating income, creating jobs and protecting the environment. It is a “wonder plant” that is uniquely blessed. Agronomists in Africa believe it can restore degraded landscapes while economists think it is a potential “green gold,” and a silver bullet for design and architecture that is already attracting a global market. Bamboo—the highly versatile giant grass that can grow in almost any kind of climate and thrive in the poorest of soils—has been in existence for hundreds of years in Asia, Latin America and parts of Africa. Yet for a long time the […]

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  • 07/20/16--04:52: Agarwood Lessons from FRIM
  • Fifteen participants took part in a two-day course on ‘Conservation and Management of Aquilaria (Karas) for Agarwood’ at Long Bemang, Ulu Baram recently. The course implemented by Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM) was facilitated by local entrepreneur Tinnes Malai. FRIM’s head of Forest Plantation Management Branch for Forestry Biotechnology Division, Dr Lok Eng Hai conducted the Agarwood course. “Apart from Long Bemang, participants came from various nearby areas in Ulu Baram, Mulu, Bakong, Lapok, Niah as well as Miri. “Some of them were already involved in the cultivation of Agarwood. “Those planning to cultivate Agarwood learnt conservation and management techniques […]

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    Storage facilities at the Julius Nyerere International Airport have been upgraded in a move meant to bolster Tanzania’s fresh produce exports as international demand burgeons. The move was also meant to abide by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) that requires clear separation of the import and export cargo terminals. The expansion that was spearheaded by Swissport Tanzania is one of the many expansions that the airport authorities are looking at to increase growing demand for meat, fish and horticultural produce. “The export cold-room facility has been modified whereby the new arrangement will now allow scanning /screening directly into the acceptance […]

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    Plantations International is considering to start using Emirates or Etihad Airlines for the transportation of mangoes from Multan to Gulf states and European countries in November 2016, said Jamal Alfazi, Vice President of Commercial Operation Centre of Plantations International in Pakistan while talking to the members of Executive Committee of Multan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI) chaired by Mian Iqbal Hassan President of the chamber. Alfazi has said that Emirates would launch services to the ancient city of Multan, its sixth destination in Pakistan with effect from August 1st, 2016. Emirates has operated four weekly flights with an Airbus A330-200 aircraft […]

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    If you want to grow agarwood trees, make sure to feed them plenty of carrot shavings. They prefer to drink rainwater, and will not tolerate the calcium found in pipes. Agarwood trees like it reasonably hot, up to human body temperature, but need the relief of natural shade, like palm trees. The ridiculous trunk tapers the wrong way, like a baobab, and the surface pulsates with thousands of tiny bumps. There are many truths, sacred and commercial, about this elusive tree and his products. Perhaps the one undeniable truth, true beyond all questions, is his value: considerable. And even this truth […]

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    Malaysia Legal Timber Trade More than 100 customs officers, forestry officials, timber trade enforcement and private sector representatives from across Malaysia met in Putrajaya to develop timber trade guidelines to assist frontline customs authorities in their work at a national workshop organized by the Ministry of Plantations Industries and Commodities (MPIC), Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB), Royal Malaysian Customs and TRAFFIC, in collaboration with the World Customs Organization (WCO) and ITTO, as part of ITTO’s Biennial Work Programme for the years 2015-2016. Timber is the most valuable natural resource commodity traded globally with an annual turnover estimated in excess of US$300 […]

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    Palm Oil Facts The oil palm (Elaeis Guineensis) has ancient roots. Oil from this attractive palm, which grows wild in West Africa and Equatorial Africa, has been used as a food and energy source for millennia. Ancient Egyptians used it — as attested by the discovery of an earthenware jar containing residues of palm oil, in a tomb over 5000 years old at Abydos in Egypt — as have the peoples of Africa through the ages. In 2006, palm oil accounted for 52% or 26.3 mil MT of the total world oils and fats exports. Soybean oil was a distant second […]

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    New Publication Explains Global Oilseed And Grain Trade The U.S. Soybean Export Council’s (USSEC) Competitiveness Committee recently completed an extremely useful publication titled How the Global Oilseed and Grain Trade Works. This publication was completed in cooperation with Soyatech and HighQuest Partners, who have an intimate knowledge of the grain and oilseed trading business. The publication serves as an educational document for those interested in bettering their understanding of the trade, for those investing or wanting to invest in the commodities trade and for those interested in improving the competitiveness of U.S. soybean products both domestically and internationally. The analysis fully […]

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    Sugar Free Mangoes The mango is India’s most popular fruit, but due to its high sugar content, diabetics are unable to eat it and unfortunately, India has one of the highest rates of diabetes in the world. But scientists are now trying to create a new form of sugar-less mango which will be safe for everyone. The mango variety chosen for the experiment is the Vanraj variety. Researchers at the Maharana Pratap University for Agriculture and Technology (MPUAT) are making an effort to develop a mango with less glucose content. ”We have a collection of germplasms of many mango varieties and […]

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    Ghana Seed Orchard Needless to tell that tropical forests are endangered all around the world. Apart from the loss in biodiversity, in our view, the clearing of tropical rainforests lies at the heart of the disruption of the rainfall patterns all around the world, and constitutes a major factor in global warming. The normal propagules of most if not all plants and trees of such forests are seeds. Therefore, if one wants to rehabilitate tropical forests, or if one wants to establish a tree plantation, seeds are indispensable. These can for some species be collected from the ground, for some one […]

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