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AG (Ciba-Geigy)

AG (Ciba-Geigy)

Swiss multinational holding company created in 1970 in the merger of two concerns headquartered in Basel-Ciba AG and J.R. Geigy SA. The group consists of affiliates in some 50 countries and engaged in the manufacture and marketing of dyes and chemicals.. Read more..

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Ageing (textiles)

Ageing (textiles)

Aging of textiles is a term used to describe the deterioration of textile or other materials caused by gradual oxidation during storage and/or exposure to light. In addition wearing/washing textiles gradually tear at the fabric and dye colours, for example, denim jeans and indigo are naturally bleeding and therefore, add personality or “life” to the denim canvas. Read more..

Agenda 21

Agenda 21

Agenda 21 is a non-binding, voluntarily implemented action plan of the United Nations with regard to sustainable development. One of the main documents created during the Eco 92 climate conference in Rio de Janeiro. Read more..

Agricultural Chemicals

Agricultural Chemicals

Agricultural Chemicals The agricultural chemicals now in use include fertilizers, pesticides, growth regulators, animal feed supplements, and raw materials for use in chemical processes. In the broadest sense, agricultural chemicals can be divided into two large...
Agronomy

Agronomy

A word used to describe the science of growing plants for food, fuel, and fibre analysis of variance. Group of statistical models that assigns portion of variances to explanatory annual allowable cut. Amount of wood allowed to be harvested in one year, calculated to ensure timber sustainability artificial pruning. Read more..