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2014-08-25 23:04:21

Health and fitness retreat shares how proper nutrition can improve emotional wellness. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 A recent study of women conducted by Ohio State University concluded that there is a noteworthy link between stress and weight gain when stressed out individuals consume high-fat meals. In response, San Diego health and fitness retreat VeraVia has released a list of foods that can promote overall health while actively lowering stress levels. “Stress is a part of...

2014-03-15 23:04:12

The European Union funded campaign Flavor Your Life, which is dedicated to providing the latest in olive oil news, shares a recipe for Scampi Soup with Asparagus that is prepared with Tuscan olive oil. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Flavor Your Life, a European Union funded campaign that is dedicated to providing the latest in olive oil news, shares a recipe fit for two for Italian-style Scampi Soup with Asparagus that is prepared with Tuscan olive oil. This recipe calls for: 9 oz...

2013-12-20 23:26:38

Flavor Your Life shares a recipe for tasty Italian party finger-food. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 The European Union funded campaign Flavor Your Life, a campaign dedicated to educating consumers about the latest in olive oil industry news, shares a recipe for prosciutto-wrapped roasted asparagus with spicy Tapenade aioli prepared with Tuscan olive oil. With Christmas around the corner, people are finalizing their Christmas dinner menus and this quick and easy appetizer recipe is...

2012-05-04 23:00:39

The Vegetable Science Magazine Olericulture.org has newly included 263 resources to Asparagus which can be cultivated under both temperate and tropical climatic conditions. Olericulture is the science and technology of cultivating and producing vegetables and within this scientific discipline, Olericulture.org provides a wide range of resources related to temperate, subtropical and tropical vegetables. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 The Vegetable Science Magazine's Olericultural...

2011-12-13 22:35:25

Irradiation with low-dose X-ray extends shelf life, reduces bacteria in fresh-cut asparagus As consumer demand for convenient, nutritious foods increases, pre-cut and packaged fruit and vegetables become more popular. Food producers are looking to science to discover new ways to safely extend the shelf life of these "minimally processed" products. A potential solution to vegetables' short market life may be the lie in x-ray irradiation, the latest ionizing irradiation technology currently...

2011-10-01 07:00:00

Olericulture is the science and technology of cultivating and producing vegetables. The niche science magazine Olericulture.org releases news related to the scientific and commercial aspects of the cultivation and production of vegetables. (PRWEB) October 01, 2011 The Olericulture Magazine is divided into two major parts, i.e., vegetable crops and olericulture research. The Vegetable Crops category comprises traditional major crops plus minor vegetables including herbs, mushrooms and a wide...

2011-04-14 07:30:00

MILAN, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Picking up everything and moving to a new place is never an easy task. However, Terry and his wife (along with their beloved cat) took the challenge to a whole new level. After years of dealing with the hustle and bustle of Brooklyn, New York, Terry needed a change of scenery and an intracontinental move would not suffice. With a longstanding inclination towards the picturesque countryside of Italy, there was no question as to where their new residence...

2011-03-29 08:55:00

GREENDALE, Wis., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On newsstands April 2011--Spring fever - catch it with the May 2011 issue of Taste of Home, the #1 food and entertaining magazine in the world. Hit the road with our new "Roadfood" columnists Jane and Michael Stern as they search for the best crab cakes. Hit the table for a "dishy" new interview with David Venable of QVC. And hit the stove and start cooking with new recipes for a spectacular Mother's Day brunch, an Easter Extravaganza,...

2011-03-09 08:25:00

MCLEAN, Va., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delicious and nutritious, shrimp reigns as one of the most popular seafood items throughout the year, particularly during the Lenten season, the 40-day period leading up to Easter when believers from around the world join to abstain from meat and other rich foods. "The Lenten season is actually the largest selling seafood season of the entire year," said Judy Dashiell, Senior Vice President, The Shrimp Council. "Many believers are familiar...


Latest Asparagus Reference Libraries

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2005-09-12 10:10:06

The Scarlet Lily Beetle (Lilioceris lilii) is native to Europe but is now widely found in North America. Larvae damage cultivated lily and Fritillaria plants. Photo by Keith Edkins The beetle family Chrysomelidae, or leaf beetles is a family of over 35,000 species in more than 2,500 genera. Leaf beetles are recognizable by their tarsal formula and distinguished from long-horned beetles (family Cerambycidae) by their short, filiform antennae. Adult and larval leaf beetles feed on all...

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2005-09-09 07:49:22

PHOTO CAPTION: The common asparagus beetle Crioceris asparagi is an important pest of asparagus crops. Photo by Keith Edkins 2003 The Common Asparagus Beetle (Crioceris asparagi) is an chief pest of Asparagus crops both in Europe and in North America; asparagus is its only food plant. The adult beetles and the larvae strip the needle-like leaves off the asparagus fronds which deprives the plants of the ability to build food reserves for future years. They also damage the shoots, thereby...

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2005-07-14 11:29:50

The beetle family Chrysomelidae, or leaf beetles, is a family of over 35,000 species in more than 2,500 genera. Leaf beetles are recognizable by their tarsal formula and distinguished from long-horned beetles (family Cerambycidae) by their short, filiform antennae. Adult and larval leaf beetles feed on all sorts of plant tissue. Many are economically important pests of agriculture, for example the colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata), the asparagus beetle (Crioceris...

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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin