• organic
  • The first step in the biological pump is the synthesis of both organic and inorganic carbon compounds by phytoplankton in the uppermost, sunlit layers of the ocean. (wikipedia.org)
  • The vast majority of carbon incorporated in organic and inorganic biological matter is formed at the sea surface and then must sink to the ocean floor. (wikipedia.org)
  • issues
  • Agricen is a founding member of the Biostimulant Coalition, a non-profit group formed to address regulatory and legislative issues involving biological or naturally derived additives and similar products for plant nutrition. (wikipedia.org)
  • The International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) is the largest international forum that addresses the technical, legal, ethical, and managerial issues relevant to repositories of biological and environmental specimens. (wikipedia.org)
  • interest
  • The nitrogen cycle is of particular interest to ecologists because nitrogen availability can affect the rate of key ecosystem processes, including primary production and decomposition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of their usefulness as biological control agents, interest in phytoseiids has steadily increased over the past century. (wikipedia.org)
  • The reason pesticides have increased spider mite populations remains mysterious to scientists, but it has spurred an interest in phytoseiids as biological control agents. (wikipedia.org)