Latest Citrus Stories

2013-07-02 23:04:33

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 Texas to raise awareness about the threat of citrus greening disease, also known as Huanglongbing (HLB). Residents are urged “Don’t Go Green!” because “Texas Citrus is at Risk.” The Texas citrus industry supports almost 6,000 jobs and has an economic impact of $189 million annually. Citrus...

2013-07-02 23:04:08

Keep the lemonade flowing this Fourth of July – Save Our Citrus raises awareness of citrus greening Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages Californians to make this Fourth of July a celebration of citrus—while also raising awareness of the serious threat citrus greening disease, also known as Huanglongbing (HLB) poses to citrus. From the lemons we use to make lemonade to the limes we make key lime pie with, citrus is at the center of...

2013-06-24 23:02:18

The Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing in Australia industry is set to grow through the next five years, due to increasing production and growth opportunities stemming from the increasing popularity of organic produce. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 The Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing industry in Australia has struggled with...

Grapefruit Nanoparticles Could Provide New Drug-Delivery Method
2013-05-22 05:22:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A special type of nanoparticle created using natural lipids derived from grapefruit could be used as a less toxic way to deliver cancer-fighting medication, antibodies such as proteins, and other substances to patients, according to research published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications. The subtropical fruit has long been known for its health benefits, but now scientists from the University of Louisville have used them...

2013-03-07 23:03:11

Invite the New Spring Season With the Enticing Citrus Scents of 100% Pure and Reiki Charged Mandarin Essential Oil Now Offered by Miracle Botanicals. Pahoa, HI (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 Miracle Botanicals, the leader in 100% Pure Reiki Charged Essential Oils, is now offering Mandarin Essential Oil - one of the most gentle healing and soothing essences - for only $9.97. Mandarin Essential Oil is one of the most widely used healing oils and is known in France as the "Children´s...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.