Tag: Field Crops

How seaweed extracts can help farmers combat drought

by Acadian Plant Health on March 17, 2022 in Articles

 

Wheat prices recently hit a 14-year high – but high prices won’t help farmers when drought growing conditions have left them with nothing to sell Climate volatility is driving drought conditions Farming is a uniquely risky enterprise: farmers are at the mercy of the weather, interest rates, currency prices, government policies and fluctuations in the […]

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Thermal imaging of soybean response to drought stress: the effect of Ascophyllum nodosum seaweed extract

by acadianplant on March 10, 2017 in Publications

 

Abstract Previous experiments have demonstrated positive effect of Acadian® extract of Ascophyllum nodosum on plant stress-resistance, however the mode of action is not fully understood. The aim of this study was to understand the physiological effect of Acadian® seaweed extract on the plant response to drought stress. Leaf temperature and leaf angle were measured as […]

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