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2014-06-11 12:30:22

Combining new product developments with sustainability and crop expertise to add value to the tomato supply chain LAKE GARDA, Italy, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 11(th) World Processing Tomato Congress, which was held from June 8 through today in Sirmione, Italy, Bayer CropScience presented its broad portfolio of products and solutions that support the success and sustainability of the processing tomato industry. Experts from the company showcased recent product...

2014-06-11 12:22:54

World's Leading Nonwovens Company Adds Brazilian Nonwovens Manufacturer to Support Global Growth Strategy CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Polymer Group, Inc. (PGI) today announced that it has acquired a controlling interest in Companhia Providencia Industria e Comercio [Bovespa: PRVI3] ("Providencia"), a Brazilian-based manufacturer of nonwovens used in personal hygiene, healthcare and industrial applications. The acquisition is another significant milestone in PGI's...

2014-06-11 08:37:37

Event Aims to Build on Very Successful First Year, Deliver Another Unique Experience for Thousands of Global Tech Enthusiasts MIAMI, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eMerge Americas is proud to announce the dates for the 2(nd) Annual eMerge Americas event in 2015. From April 29(th) through May 5(th) Miami will once again become a hub for entrepreneurs, industry luminaries, tech enthusiasts, global thought leaders and strategic investors. eMerge Americas expects 10,000 attendees as it...

2014-06-11 08:36:35

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Automated Test Equipment Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/manufacturing/global_automated_test_equipment_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Automated Test Equipment market will grow at a CAGR of 2 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for smart...

2014-06-11 08:35:08

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Unified Threat Management Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/security/global_unified_threat_management_market.html About Unified Threat ManagementUnified threat management is a fully integrated network security solution that provides a secure way of establishing a network connection with the host server. Unified threat management can be defined as a...

2014-06-11 08:33:02

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Asphalt Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/mining/global_asphalt_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Asphalt market to grow at a CAGR of 4.05 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is increase in the use of recycled asphalt pavements. The Global Asphalt market has also been...

2014-06-11 08:22:43

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Drilling Fluids Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/global_drilling_fluids_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Drilling Fluids market will grow at a CAGR of 8 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing exploration of unconventional gas. The Global Drilling...

2014-06-10 20:24:14

Costa Rica will set the tone for the new Intel technology in the world NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis; the Minister of Foreign Trade, Alexander Mora; and the President and Director General of the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE), Jose Rossi and Gabriela Llobet announced today in New York that Intel will open in Costa Rica a one-of-a-kind Mega Lab for the validation and testing of its products in...

2014-06-10 12:27:23

CORNING, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, June 9th at 6 am, the Paskenta Tribal Council began physically closing the Rolling Hills Casino. It will remain closed until Tribal Council can resolve the disputes within the Paskenta Tribe and remedy the illegal operation of the Casino by unauthorized management and attorneys. "Our number one priority is public safety, and that is why the physical closure of the Casino is necessary. It is not safe," said Paskenta Tribal...

2014-06-05 23:16:28

Greenway Inc. launches a new free to join friends and family Spanish language social media website has been launched to keep up with the growing demand within the Hispanic speaking community. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Greenway Inc. is pleased to announce the launching of a new Spanish language social media website specifically for the Spanish speaking community. Membership to this exciting new social media website is free and takes under five minutes to join. As in other popular social...


Latest Americas Reference Libraries

Pony of the Americas
2014-05-19 11:56:38

The Pony of the Americas (POA) is a breed of pony that was developed in the state of Iowa, United States. The stallion was an Arabian, Appaloosa, Shetland cross and the registry was formed in 1954 for the breed. Within 15 years there were 12,500 ponies registered and currently the Pony of the Americas Club is one of the largest registries in the United States. As of 2012 there has been over 50,000 registered ponies, 2,000 members and had over 40 affiliate chapters. Shetland pony breeder...

Passenger Pigeon, Ectopistes migratorius
2014-04-18 10:16:19

The Passenger Pigeon or the Wild Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) is an extinct North American bird. The species resided in enormous migratory flocks until the early 20th century, when hunting and habitat destruction led to its demise. One flock in 1866 in southern Ontario was described as being 1 mile wide and 300 miles long, took 14 hours to pass, and held more than 3.5 billion birds. That number, if it is accurate, would likely represent a large fraction of the entire population at that...

Hispaniolan Pine, Pinus occidentalis
2014-02-26 08:30:03

Hispaniolan pine (Pinus occidentalis) is found largely on the Caribbean island Hispaniola growing on the slopes. Hispaniolan pine forests can be found on the island of Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the mountain range. The Hispaniolan pine can grow in mixed stands of trees with other broadleaf trees at elevations between 2789 and 6890 feet and in pure stands from 6890 feet up to 10,420 feet. These trees are also found in the lowlands growing in acidic soil that is rich in iron and...

Leif Ericson
2014-01-06 10:25:39

Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer seen as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, identified with the Norse L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern point of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. It is believed that Leif was born in Iceland around the 970’s - the son of father Erik the Red, an explorer and outlaw from Western Norway. Erik founded the first...

El Yunque National Forest
2013-12-24 11:12:40

The El Yunque National Forest, previously known as the Luquillo National Forest and the Caribbean National Forest, is a forest that is located in northeastern Puerto Rico. It’s the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System. The forest is commonly referred to as El Yunque, which might be attributed to either a Spanish approximation of the aboriginal Taino word yu-ke which means “white lands”, or the word “anvil” which is yunque in Spanish. The second...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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