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2011-02-04 14:55:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has authorized spring planting of Genuity® Roundup Ready® sugar beets.

2010-12-17 17:00:11

New research into the health benefits of beetroot juice suggests it's not only athletes who can benefit from its performance enhancing properties – its physiological effects could help the elderly or people with heart or lung-conditions enjoy more active lives.

2010-12-08 00:49:02

Researchers at Umeå Plant Science Center in Sweden discovered, in collaboration with the Syngenta company, a previously unknown gene in sugar beets that blocks flowering.

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2010-12-01 12:35:00

A federal judge has ordered that a genetically modified crop be destroyed, saying that the altered sugar beets were planted illegally.

2010-11-03 00:44:19

Researchers for the first time have shown that drinking beet juice can increase blood flow to the brain in older adults – a finding that could hold great potential for combating the progression of dementia.

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2010-08-15 06:22:17

Monsanto Co has been dealt a major setback as a federal judge on Friday banned the planting of genetically engineered sugar beets by the biotech giant.

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2010-03-03 11:18:22

Far from being a food spoiler, the fluorescent lighting in supermarkets actually can boost the nutritional value of fresh spinach, scientists are reporting.

2009-12-14 14:53:00

MARION, N.Y., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The holidays are right around the corner, and so is extra help! When looking for a festive and memorable dish, one easy solution may surprise you - use jarred pickled beets. Beets add color and pizzazz to holiday appetizers and side dishes.

2009-09-21 09:45:32

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people not to consume Queen Victoria-brand bunched fresh spinach due to possible contamination. The CFIA said the recalled spinach might be contaminated with salmonella bacteria, which can cause serious and sometimes deadly infections. The spinach was sold in bunches held together with a twist tie bearing the Queen Victoria logo.

2009-08-11 13:47:21

British researchers found drinking beetroot juice made it possible to exercise up to 14 percent longer.


Latest Amaranthaceae Reference Libraries

2012-06-15 03:22:29

Symbol: NOSA Group: Dicot Family: Amaranthaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: HI    N Synonyms:   NOSAD Nototrichium sandwicense (A. Gray) Hillebr. var. decipiens Sherff   NOSAD2 Nototrichium sandwicense (A. Gray) Hillebr. var. dubium Sherff   NOSAF Nototrichium sandwicense (A. Gray) Hillebr. var. forbesii Sherff   NOSAH Nototrichium sandwicense (A. Gray) Hillebr. var. helleri Sherff   NOSAK2 Nototrichium...

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2005-07-12 10:26:47

The cockscombs are edible and ornamental plants named for their brightly colored flower heads, comprising the genus Celosia of the family Amaranthaceae (subfamily Amaranthoideae). They are similar in appearance and uses to the amaranths. Silver cockscomb is grown as a leaf vegetable and pseudo-cereal, especially in West and Central Africa and Southeast Asia. It is also the most important leaf vegetable of southern Nigeria. The crested cockscomb is a common garden ornamental plant in...

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).