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What's Doing - Brainerd Dispatch

Phenology in the News - 16 hours 17 min ago

What's Doing
Brainerd Dispatch
John Latimer, host of the Phenology Show on KAXE radio, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd. What is phenology? One definition is "the study of periodic biological phenomena, such as flowering, breeding and migration, ...

Manage soybean herbicide resistance | Local News ... - Columbus Telegram

Phenology in the News - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 12:18

Manage soybean herbicide resistance | Local News ...
Columbus Telegram
Here are some reminders about timing and management practices that can help improve control of herbicide resistant weeds this year.

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Vyhnalek: Managing herbicide resistance in soybeans - Columbus Telegram

Phenology in the News - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 05:01

Vyhnalek: Managing herbicide resistance in soybeans
Columbus Telegram
Adding a crop with a different phenology, such as winter wheat, or one that would “force” you to select herbicides other than glyphosate, such as grain sorghum, would be an effective strategy. If you are using a soybean-corn rotation, rotating traits ...

Down the Garden Path: What's up with the weather? - Kendall County Now (subscription)

Phenology in the News - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 03:46

Kendall County Now (subscription)

Down the Garden Path: What's up with the weather?
Kendall County Now (subscription)
There are groups and organizations that monitor just about everything these days, and right now the National Phenology Network has been very busy very early in 2017 tracking plants as they begin to leaf out. Tracking for Illinois shows we are as much ...

The study of phenology leads to gardening success - Union Democrat

Phenology in the News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 20:02

Union Democrat

The study of phenology leads to gardening success
Union Democrat
The stimulus this season could be the study of phenology. The science of phenology is defined as the “science dealing with periodic biological events that are influenced by weather and climate.” More simply put, it can be called nature's calendar; some ...

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The study of phenology leads to gardening success - Union Democrat

Phenology in the News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 20:02

Union Democrat

The study of phenology leads to gardening success
Union Democrat
The stimulus this season could be the study of phenology. The science of phenology is defined as the “science dealing with periodic biological events that are influenced by weather and climate.” More simply put, it can be called nature's calendar; some ...

Harry Walker award for UC Davis ecology professor - Daily Democrat

Phenology in the News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 07:51

Harry Walker award for UC Davis ecology professor
Daily Democrat
“We are particularly focused on understanding the role of seasonal timing (phenology) on the interactions between milkweeds and monarchs…While this project is centered around milkweed-monarch interactions, we are really interested in all of the ...

Harry Walker award for UC Davis ecology professor - Daily Democrat

Phenology in the News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 07:51

Harry Walker award for UC Davis ecology professor
Daily Democrat
“We are particularly focused on understanding the role of seasonal timing (phenology) on the interactions between milkweeds and monarchs…While this project is centered around milkweed-monarch interactions, we are really interested in all of the ...

GO GUIDE: Chow down to the sounds of jazz - The Patriot Ledger

Phenology in the News - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 21:11

The Patriot Ledger

GO GUIDE: Chow down to the sounds of jazz
The Patriot Ledger
The free event will include spring activities for all ages ranging from a tree phenology table, a bare-root tree seedling give-away for home planting, BYO-picnic opportunities, and to other hands-on learning adventures. There will also be face-painting ...

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The Bookmonger: Tapping into an oak's genius - Coast Weekend

Phenology in the News - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 17:09

The Bookmonger: Tapping into an oak's genius
Coast Weekend
In a nod to citizen science, she discusses the value of phenology — a homespun practice of recording the seasonal cycles of natural phenomena (such as capturing the date every year of the first call of spring peepers). In exploring the oak's ecology ...

Signs of the Seasons Volunteer Training at Fields Pond Audubon ... - Bangor Daily News

Phenology in the News - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 10:51

Bangor Daily News

Signs of the Seasons Volunteer Training at Fields Pond Audubon ...
Bangor Daily News
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Rd , Holden, ME For more information: (207) 832-0343; ...

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Open-source mungbean genetic information website enables better varieties - Phys.Org

Phenology in the News - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 07:10

Phys.Org

Open-source mungbean genetic information website enables better varieties
Phys.Org
QUT's Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities provides a database of mungbean genetic markers mapping a variety of traits. Credit: QUT. Scientists and mungbean growers around the world now have access to an open-source website containing the ...

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Seasonal Firsts Bring Joy - WNIJ and WNIU

Phenology in the News - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 02:19

WNIJ and WNIU

Seasonal Firsts Bring Joy
WNIJ and WNIU
Scientists will tell you phenology is a leading indicator of climate change -- an important way to understand changing ecosystems. For me, it's a way to engage with nature's calendar. The landscape -- and its inhabitants -- have been subdued for so ...

Phenology is nature?s calendar - Bend Bulletin

Phenology in the News - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 00:02

Phenology is nature?s calendar
Bend Bulletin
The stimulus this season could be the study of phenology. The science of phenology is defined as the “science dealing with periodic biological events that are influenced by weather and climate.” More simply put, it can be called nature's calendar; some ...

Around the home and farm - Xenia Gazette

Phenology in the News - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 13:49

Around the home and farm
Xenia Gazette
Another website for determining what will happen in the future is the Phenology website at www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/gdd. It uses temperature to predict biological happenings in the environment. “Phenology is the study of recurring biological events and ...

Supplement - Insect Control: red-headed flea beetle - Nursery Management

Phenology in the News - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 09:54

Nursery Management

Supplement - Insect Control: red-headed flea beetle
Nursery Management
Adults tend to become active around 600 degree-days (base 50°F) which corresponds to when Magnolia grandiflora are starting to bloom. Of course, plant phenology can vary by year and region. Where I live in Raleigh, N.C., we just passed 250 degree days, ...

Nature: Ohio State's plant 'library' offers multitude of specimens - The Columbus Dispatch

Phenology in the News - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 03:00

The Columbus Dispatch

Nature: Ohio State's plant 'library' offers multitude of specimens
The Columbus Dispatch
Herbarium collections are also invaluable in documenting shifts in phenology — blooming times — related to climate change. And DNA can be extracted from specimens, helping taxonomists better understand speciation of plants. Botanists preparing ...

Herb Wilson: You can just wing it, or use this app - Press Herald

Phenology in the News - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 01:07

Herb Wilson: You can just wing it, or use this app
Press Herald
The documenting of these firsts in spring has a formal name, phenology. But being aware of phenological events is not just an academic exercise. Even in the 1700s, British farmers judiciously waited to plant their crops until particular species of ...

Spring frosts among multiple landscape concerns - The Republic

Phenology in the News - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 23:08

The Republic

Spring frosts among multiple landscape concerns
The Republic
Indeed, the National Phenology Network showed that our spring was about 20 days ahead of schedule, and the National Weather Service was predicting lows in the 20s and teens. Daffodils and saucer magnolias were blooming, which the experienced and ...

You can just wing it, or use this app - Press Herald

Phenology in the News - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 14:55

You can just wing it, or use this app
Press Herald
The documenting of these firsts in spring has a formal name, phenology. But being aware of phenological events is not just an academic exercise. Even in the 1700s, British farmers judiciously waited to plant their crops until particular species of ...

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