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2014-02-02 23:01:59

Airstream Innovations, Inc is now expanding installation of their unique Half-Acre and full One-Acre commercial tunnel greenhouses since being certified by the USDA to protect Citrus crops. Solana Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Airstream Innovations, Inc has announced that the USDA has certified their unique half-acre and full one-acre commercial tunnel greenhouses to protect citrus crops on commercial farms in Central and Southern California from Huanglongbing, one of the most...

2014-01-29 16:30:23

BARTOW, Fla., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today officials from the citrus industry praised Florida Governor Rick Scott for citrus research investments included in his "It's Your Money Tax Cut Budget." Governor Scott has recommended more than $12 million for the citrus industry. The critical funding will provide $4 million for short-term research projects to aid in citrus greening, $2 million for construction of a laboratory and two new greenhouses in Chiefland, and more than $6...

2014-01-14 08:22:36

HOUSTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flotek Industries, Inc. ("Flotek" or the "Company') (NYSE: FTK) today announced preliminary revenue and gross margin results for Fourth Quarter, 2013 and discussed the current status of the Florida citrus market. While the Company is still completing final year-end accounting processes, Flotek believes that revenues for the three-months ended December 31, 2013 should exceed $100 million. Enterprise-wide gross margins should be approximately...

2014-01-07 08:33:03

Florida Department of Citrus and Food Network Star Aarti Sequeira join forces; help Americans explore taste adventures in their own kitchens with zesty grapefruit-infused recipes BARTOW, Fla., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Armed with insights from a savvy celebrity chef, a home kitchen is the perfect place for a new taste adventure - especially for people seeking new culinary experiences as they approach retirement or adjust to a household without children....

Fruit Flies Pickier Than You Think
2013-12-05 19:17:53

Cell Press On your kitchen counter, it might seem as though fruit flies will show up for just about any type of fruit you leave around for them. But when given a choice about where to lay their eggs, those flies will go for citrus most of the time, new work shows. The basis for that seemingly complex food preference is surprisingly simple, according to a report in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on December 5. It boils down to a single odorant receptor found on a single class of...

2013-12-03 23:02:47

Citrus Valley Health Partners (CVHP) has named Joseph M. Zanetta, J.D as the new Chief Executive Officer for the Citrus Valley Health Foundation (CVHF). West Covina, Calif. (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Citrus Valley Health Partners (CVHP) has named Joseph M. Zanetta, J.D has the new Chief Executive Officer for the Citrus Valley Health Foundation (CVHF). Joe has been serving as CVHF’s philanthropy advisor since late August. Prior to this time, Joe was the president of Providence Little...

Get More Dietary Fiber By Adding Citrus Fiber To Your Meatballs
2013-10-16 05:11:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Missouri have discovered a novel new way to help people fulfill their daily recommended amount of dietary fiber – by adding a little zest to their meatballs. In their study, doctoral student Ayca Gedikoglu and associate professor of food science Andrew Clarke reported that most Americans typically consume just half of the dietary fiber recommended by health experts. In order to help increase...

2013-10-10 23:31:02

Exfoliation is necessary for healthy glowing skin. Sublime Beauty® features many exfoliators, including its refreshing Citrus Scrub, now on sale. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Exfoliation is a given in order to have healthy, glowing skin. It is one of the easiest and most important things you can do to help your body's largest organ of elimination. Exfoliation removes dead cells and toxins. Sublime Beauty® offers an array of products for exfoliation, from...

2013-09-24 23:29:11

Organizations Collaborate on Three-Year Research Effort to Address Deadly Disease Threatening Florida’s $9 Billion Citrus Industry Amelia Island, FL (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The Florida citrus market has suffered a loss of more than $4.5 billion in crops and is down an estimated 8,300 jobs due to citrus greening disease (1). In an effort to find a solution for the serious disease, Bayer CropScience announced a collaboration with the Florida Specialty Crop Foundation to create a...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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