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While the dandelion is hated by gardeners and serious “get off my lawn” people, it’s about to help its reputation as scientists attempt to understand how to synthesize rubber from the weed.
Produce Industry Leader, Tanimura & Antle introduces a new retail lettuce item, Little Gem's Sweet Lettuce.
A team of researchers, led by a University of California, Davis, plant scientist, has identified a lettuce gene and related enzyme that put the brakes on germination during hot weather — a discovery that could lead to lettuces that can sprout year-round, even at high temperatures.
Breeding lines prove dieback resistant, show improved shelf life.
A Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) expert offers up the skinny on lettuce â€“ eat lots of it, but try to choose the most nutritious variety and watch what you put on it.
The lettuce cut and packaged for food service and salad mixes is an increasingly important component of the produce industry. Lettuce is highly perishable, and the cutting required in processing further shortens its shelf life.
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