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2015-04-17 04:20:53

Joins Rio Tinto, Chow Tai Fook, Diarough, Israel Diamond Institute,Shanghai Diamond Exchange and Guangdong Land as Partners of Awards' 2015 edition HONG KONG, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-04-16 23:10:57

The lawyers handling talcum powder lawsuits at the Onder Law Firm announce a news update including the scheduling of a jury trial in their St.

2015-04-16 23:10:32

General Plastics, leading manufacturer of polyurethane foam, gears for growth with the promotion of Mitchell Johnson to VP of Materials Technology. Tacoma, WA

2015-04-16 23:07:59

NIS is scheduled to attend the “Power & Electricity World Asia 2015”, showcasing its NanoLub® Power Generation nano-lubricant product line at booth #CO8.

2015-04-16 23:06:12

New product line will provide Durr Ecoclean and its end-users with precision cleaning of their parts.

2015-04-16 23:05:18

Drug Rehab Philadelphia recently launched their new website to help untreated drug and alcohol addicts have access to the information they need to get help for addiction. Philadelphia,

2015-04-16 23:02:46

The North America Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer market is estimated to reach $1,537.5 million by 2019.

2015-04-16 23:02:39

Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the 7th China Unconventional Oil & Gas Summit and Exhibition 2015. London, UK (PRWEB) April 16,

2015-04-16 23:02:31

The Global Soda Ash (Sodium Carbonate) Market is expected to witness significant growth in the coming years, owing to the rise in the number of applications.

2015-04-16 23:00:36

The Asia-Pacific Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR) Market is expected to grow significantly in the coming years owing to the growing automobile industry in the region.


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Papaver bracteatum
2014-10-27 10:36:03

Papaver bracteatum, commonly referred to as the Iranian poppy, is a hardy perennial poppy. It is high in thebaine, which is an opiate that can be converted into codeine. P. bracteatum grows on thick stalks that can grow up to 4 feet. Its flowers are large and deep red, measuring up to 8 inches across. There is a notable black spot located near the base of the petals. The main non-horticultural use of P. bracteatum is the production of thebaine. This substance can be converted to codeine...

Caribbean Pine, Pinus caribaea
2014-04-18 08:11:48

Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) is native to Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Caribbean pine also grows in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa and China where they were introduced by foresters. This pine often forms pure stands but can be found growing mixed in with oaks and other pines as long as the soil is well drained and acidic. The Caribbean pine grows in forest of the lowlands up to about 2,297 feet but can...

Camphora tree, Cinnamomum camphora
2014-02-07 09:51:33

Cinnamomum camphora is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Camphor tree, Camphorwood or Camphor laurel. C. camphora plants belong to the Lauraceae family. The tree is indigenous to China, specifically south of the Yangtze River, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Vietnam. It has been introduced and has become naturalized in many other regions of the world and the tree is considered an invasive species in parts of the United States and Australia. Cinnamomum...

Amflora
2013-10-03 07:51:27

Amflora, known also as EH92-527-1, is a genetically modified potato developed by BASF Plant Science. Amflora potato plant produces pure amylopectin starch that is processed to waxy potato starch. Amflora was approved for industrial applications in the European Union market on March 2, 2010 by the European Commission. It was originally registered on August 5, 1996. Amflora was developed by geneticist Lennart Erjefalt and agronomist Juri Kano of Svalof Weibull AB. Because of the lack of...

Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

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