The Poison Diaries
By Maryrose Wood, based on a concept by the Duchess of Northumberland
Published by HarperCollins
ISBN 97800073 54436
What's it used in? Fragrances, hair dyes, skin-bleaching and anti-ageing products.
What does it do? In cosmetics, it's used to bleach skin colour. It is also used to develop...
Hatred is not an emotion you often associate with flowers. But it took me less than an hour to come to loathe an innocuous looking plant called mother-of-millions.
Exotic weeds are slowly choking Australia to death and costing the nation A$4 billion (HK$23.4 billion) a year in lost agricultural output, a government-funded report says.
Cheung Kwok-wai, 44, is a senior country parks officer with the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department. Mr Cheung turned his love of plants into a career and has been a botanist with...
My lawn is looking patchy in places. What could be causing it and how can I combat it?
Most crops are altered genetically for higher yields, greater resistance and to be more nutritious.
But the Roundup Ready soybeans said to be used in three local soya milk and...
I refer to the report by Anne Stewart headlined, 'Dangerous herbicide sprayed' (South China Morning Post, June 22), and your editorial on the same day headlined, 'Dangerous substance'.
TEDI was among the last murder victims of 1993, but you will not find her name on a police report. She was only nine months old when she expired in my arms at 6.55 pm on December 30.