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2014-05-28 23:00:19

Silicon Valley’s Hawaiian coffee and award-winning tea etailer expands collections with rare traditional Asian and flavorful tropical fusion teas. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 San Francisco’s 2013 Food & Beverage winner Pooki’s Mahi announced today the expansion of Pooki’s Mahi’s White Tea Collection by adding five tropical fusions and a traditional Asian tea. The teas fulfill customers’ request for unique tropical blends and traditional Asian teas. Pooki’s...

2014-05-27 12:28:28

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Affected by prolonged rainfall, weed resistance issues, and higher manufacturing costs the U.S. crop protection industry remained strong in 2013, posting an 8.2% increase over the previous year. Net manufacturers' sales within the crop protection industry total $9.2 billion, according to the recently published Crop Protection Manufacturers Report: A Strategic Market Analysis of the U.S. Crop Protection Industry by worldwide consulting...

2014-05-21 23:03:22

New comprehensive research report “Consumer Trends Analysis: Understanding Consumer Trends and Drivers of Behavior in the German Bakery and Cereals Market” drawn up by Canadean is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, Germany’s bakery and cereals market is poised for positive growth at a 2% CAGR in the next four years. London, UK (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Presently, Germany’s bakery and cereals market stands at a value of around EUR 17.4 billion. It is poised...

2014-05-21 12:30:05

LONDON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Hot Tea Market in West Europe to 2019: Market Guidehttp://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/hot_drinks/hot_tea_market_west_europe_2017_market_guide.htmlSynopsisCanadean's, "Hot Tea Market in West Europe to 2019: Market Guide" provides a snapshot of the Hot Tea consumption in West Europe. The quantitative data in the report provides historic and forecast consumption data of the market by country,...

2014-05-15 23:09:22

Twelfth in the Tea Gallery Collection series featuring custom artwork from Citizen NOVATO, CALIF. (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The Republic of Tea, leading purveyor of premium teas, is thrilled to announce the arrival of its 2014 FIRST FLUSH DARJEELING FULL-LEAF ORGANIC TEA, the 12th tea introduced in an exclusive series from The Republic of Tea’s Tea Gallery Collection. Carefully selected from the premium tea plants of the Jungpana Estate, one of the oldest plantations in the western...

2014-05-14 12:28:38

LONDON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Breakfast Cereals Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019http://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/bakery_cereals/breakfast_cereals/breakfast_cereals_market_global_industry_analysis_size_share_growth_trends_forecast_2013_2019.htmlFast growth in the Asia-Pacific countries and growing number of convenience stores, which is increasing brand...

2014-05-13 08:28:00

VANCOUVER, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Garmatex Technologies, Inc. ("Garmatex"), an industry disrupting supplier of scientifically-engineered performance fabrics, continues to strengthen its senior management team announcing two appointments. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140513/86883) William (Bill) Gardiner joins Garmatex at its Vancouver headquarters as Senior Vice-President, Sales & Marketing. Mr. Gardiner formerly held senior executive positions at...

2014-05-09 12:15:40

University of Virginia A new cultural psychology study has found that psychological differences between the people of northern and southern China mirror the differences between community-oriented East Asia and the more individualistic Western world – and the differences seem to have come about because southern China has grown rice for thousands of years, whereas the north has grown wheat. "It's easy to think of China as a single culture, but we found that China has very distinct...

2014-05-09 08:28:10

DUBLIN, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zkltwn/forage_feed) has announced the addition of the "Forage Feed Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Forage consists of grasses, herbaceous legumes, tree legumes, silage, green feed and hay. Nearly 200 plant species have been known as forage crops. The market...

2014-05-07 20:25:35

LONDON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Hot Tea Market in Asia to 2019: Market Guidehttp://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/hot_drinks/hot_tea_market_asia_2017_market_guide.htmlSynopsisCanadean's, "Hot Tea Market in Asia to 2019: Market Guide" provides a snapshot of the Hot Tea consumption in Asia. The quantitative data in the report provides historic and forecast consumption data of the market by country, giving a simple overview of...


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Cash crop
2013-08-05 12:49:51

Cash crop is a term used to reference a profitable crop for farmers. Plants like cotton and tobacco are a few cash crops farmer tend to deal with. These crops do not stay with the farmer for their livestock feed or used in the home, rather, in many cases they are exported; thus creating revenue for the farmer. The price of cash crops is largely based on supply and demand in more developed countries, where the supply is actually coming from lesser developed areas. When a bumper crop, that...

Intercropping
2013-07-31 15:20:47

Intercropping is growing crops of multiple products in a specific area. Using the property for more than one crop serves dual purposes such as adding structural support along with providing needed nutrients as well as weed and pest control. Careful consideration and control is required when intercropping. Considerations such as soil content, the amount of water needed for each crop and the amount of sunlight needed for each crop. An example of intercropping are planting tall crops that...

Seed Drilling
2013-05-18 07:39:11

Seed drilling is a method used by farmers in order to have a more unified, crop-yielding season. The first known use of seed drilling was in 1500 BC by the Sumerian. At this time, they were using a single tube. Later, in the 2nd Century BC, the Chinese developed a multi-tube iron drill. This facilitated in a larger crop planting allowing them to feed their large population. The first recorded patent of a sowing machine was in 1566 by the Venetian Senate, attributing Camillo Torello. In the...

Dryland Farming
2013-03-15 11:32:48

Dryland farming is farming without the aid of irrigation and only with the amount of rain fall given by Mother Nature. Dryland farming is typical in arid regions such as Southwestern United States, Mexico, the Middle East, and other regions that are known for growing grains. Dryland farming is practiced in all parts of Australia with the exception of the Northern Territory. Process Dryland farming involves the constant assessing of the amount of moisture present or lacking for any given...

Cover Crop
2013-03-15 11:18:24

Image Caption: Painter of the burial chamber of Sennedjem. A Plowing Farmer. Credit: Yorck Project/Wikipedia Cover crops are crops that are planted to improve the quality of the soil, also known as green manure. Cover crops add fertility to the soil, control weeds and pests as well as control diseases that can be otherwise found in untreated soil. Cover crops increases the organic matter levels in the soil which only enhances the structure of the soil as well as increase the capacity for...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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