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2013-09-19 23:26:05

Tips on Distinguishing the Symptoms of Citrus Greening Disease Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Individuals with citrus trees growing in their yards reported 540 suspected cases of citrus disease through the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Save Our Citrus website and smart phone reporting application, available in both English and Spanish. Nearly 85 percent of reports have come from residents in the two top citrus producing states—California and Florida....

Orange Juice May Help With Cancer Prevention, But Not Too Much Or Too Sweet
2013-09-14 04:49:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Orange juice contains vitamin C and several other key nutrients, and has also been linked to a reduced risk of obesity in adults, but recently-published research suggests that it could also help prevent cancer. In a review article that was published online last month in Nutrition and Cancer: An International Journal, a team of Brazilian experts presented evidence linking the popular fruit drink with cancer chemoprevention. They...

Control Annoying Pests With A Scoop Of Grapefruit
2013-09-11 15:10:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Grapefruit may be the key in a new battle against mosquitoes, ticks, head lice and bedbugs, according to research presented at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society. Scientists say the citrus flavor and aroma of grapefruit may find a new use in battling the pests due to less expensive ways of making the ingredient, nootkatone. This ingredient previously had to be harvested from tons of grapefruit,...

Edible Coatings for fruits and vegetables
2013-09-11 09:25:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Advances in food technology responsible for bringing ready-to-eat fresh-cup apple slices into school cafeterias, grocery stores and fast-food restaurants could soon expand to include other types of fruits and vegetables. Speaking at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Dr. Attila E. Pavlath of the USDA’s Western Regional Research Center in California discussed how edible coatings...

2013-08-08 23:27:15

The face needs a light exfoliation to shed dead and old cells as well as toxins and encourage new cells and collagen. The light and refreshing Citrus Scrub delights the senses and the skin, introduced by Sublime Beauty®. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Delight the skin, feel invigorated and exfoliate gently to encourage young and fresh skin with the new Fresh Citrus Scrub from Sublime Beauty®. "This is our most popular cleanser," says Kathy Heshelow, founder...

2013-07-08 23:04:10

Skin should feel clean, fresh and invigorated after cleansing but not left dry. Sublime Beauty® introduces its Fresh Citrus Scrub, a gentle exfoliating cleanser that leaves skin feeling refreshed and nourished. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 A refreshing cleanser - that is what many men and women want. A cleanser should do its job of cleaning and gently exfoliating skin but should not be harsh and should in fact nourish skin. Sublime Beauty's new Fresh Citrus Scrub fits...

2013-07-02 23:16:59

Save Our Citrus Campaign Focuses on Greening Disease (HLB) Prevention Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Today the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) launched a new effort in Louisiana to raise awareness about the threat of citrus greening disease, also known as Huanglongbing (HLB). Residents are urged “Don’t Go Green!” because “Louisiana Citrus is at Risk.” In 2012, Louisiana produced $5.2 million in citrus crops, including satsumas, lemons, navel and Louisiana...

2013-07-02 23:16:57

Save Our Citrus Campaign Focuses on Greening Disease (HLB) Prevention Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Today the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) launched a new effort in Arizona to raise awareness about the threat of citrus greening disease, also known as Huanglongbing (HLB). Arizonans are urged “Don’t Go Green!” because “Arizona Citrus is at Risk.” Arizona produces 38,000 tons of citrus at a value of more than $15 million and accounts for thousands of...


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