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Researchers have confirmed a unique behavior within the male population of tiny fig wasps that pollinate fig trees – they team up to help pregnant females, even if they have not mated themselves.
The Fruits Magazine Pomology.org has newly included the category Fig to its collection of crops.
FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the old saying goes, good things come to those who wait. The classic expression holds true for the 2011 California fresh fig season.
The common fig is a subtropical, deciduous fruit tree grown in most Mediterranean-type climates.
NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fig Food(TM) Company, LLC, the manufacturer of organic, plant-based soups, today premiered a short film about romance and soup. "The Date" reveals the love of two friends that develops organically over a bowl of soup.
NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Fig Food(TM) Company, LLC announced today that its portfolio of organic soups is now available across the United States through Whole Foods Markets and other natural food stores.
The ancient fig tree, first imported to the United States during the 16th century, thrives in areas of California and the South Atlantic and Gulf Coast areas of the U.S. One of the most popular trees grown in Southern backyards, fig is favored for its versatile fruit and low-maintenance production.
FRESNO, Calif. July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is here and with it one of the season's finest offerings - fresh California figs. Succulent, aromatic and naturally sweet, fresh figs grown in California will be plentiful until mid-December.
The world's oldest known example of a fig wasp has been found on the Isle of Wight.
Crater (cup) Constellation -- Location: Southern Hemisphere, low on the southern horizon in the Northern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 11h; Declination: -15; Source: Greek mythology The constellation Crater is in the same area of the sky as the constellations Hydra and Corvus. This constellation was not created so much because it looked like a cup, but because the stars that make it up were near the constellation Hydra. While Hydra is associated primarily with a very...
Corvus (crow) Constellation -- Location: Southern Hemisphere, very low on the southern horizon in the Northern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 12h; Declination: -20; Source: Greek mythology, Arab, sailor's lore The constellation Corvus is named for the crow, a bird associated with Apollo. The star pattern looks nothing like a bird. It consists of four bright stars that form a quadrilateral and better fits the Arab designation of a tent, or the sailor's lore that identifies it as...
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.