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2014-08-07 04:21:44

All year round, pumpkin saves the day where other "super" foods fall short SOLON, Ohio, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy eating knows no season, and neither should the superfoods consumers rely on to maintain a nutrient-rich daily diet. Truly super, pumpkin can jump into any culinary situation and make it healthier and tastier. With its unique texture, pumpkin is a nutritional powerhouse that can cut fat and cholesterol when used to replace fat or oil. Each serving is also an excellent...

2014-07-08 08:23:08

DALLAS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden celebrates Autumn at the Arboretum, one of the Southwest's largest fall festivals, from September 20 to November 26. Visitors will find plenty to do daily with activities in the main garden and the Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden during the festival period, as well as discounts for certain days, by checking the website at http://www.dallasarboretum.org....

2014-06-19 23:15:56

America’s Famous Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm to add mobile zipline July of 2014. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm in Wheatland, CA is adding the award winning Fly Wire™, a mobile zipline, to one of America’s finest pumpkin farms. The award winning mobile zipline, winner of Best Major Theme Park Ride, will be located in the heart of the pumpkin farm, offering thrill seekers the sensation of flying serious speeds over farm animals and pumpkin patches. Austin...

2014-05-29 04:22:27

Two-thirds of Americans say they would choose watermelon to hydrate ORLANDO, Fla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans thirsting for more energy may want to refresh their hydration habits - by thinking outside the water glass, suggests a new survey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91974 Nearly nine of 10 Americans believe they have to drink something to stay hydrated, according to an online survey conducted in May among 2,050 U.S. adults by Harris Poll, and commissioned by...

2014-05-15 08:28:58

Anne Steinberg's latest novel Manroot weaves together fantasy, romance, and a young girl's coming of age into a darkly magical story. LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anne Steinberg recently published the kindle version of Manroot, a paranormal romance novel, on Amazon. Manroot is the evocative and stirring story of a lonely town in Missouri, and a young woman named Katherine who discovers a mystical side to herself that she'd never known existed. Photo -...

2014-05-02 23:07:56

“Health And Beauty Benefits Of Cucumber On Skin And In The Body,” a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers health and nutrition benefits of cucumbers, and some reasons to love them. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 “Health And Beauty Benefits Of Cucumber On Skin And In The Body,” a new report created by Alice Phung on the site Vkool.com shows health and beauty benefits of cucumbers, and detailed instructions on how to use them properly. In the first part of this report,...

2014-02-22 23:02:13

The new “Benefits Of Cucumbers” report on the website Vkool.com provides readers with positive effects of cucumbers. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 The new “Benefits Of Cucumbers” report on the website Vkool.com delivers to people typical advantage of cucumbers. At the beginning of the article, readers will discover different types of cucumber, such as Armenian cucumbers, English cucumbers, garden cucumbers, Kirby cucumbers, lemon cucumbers, and Persian cucumbers. The...

Has The Mystery Of New World Bottle Gourds Finally Been Solved?
2014-02-11 11:49:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Known to early Native Americans as a canteen or storage container, the bottle gourd was once considered an essential accessory. Since wild versions of the gourd don’t grow in the Americas, scientists have long wondered how it originated in the New World. A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science (PNAS) has found an answer: it floated across the ocean from Africa. "The bottle gourd's always been...

2014-02-03 23:22:54

Living Tree Community Foods is proud to produce a unique Organic Pumpkin Seed Oil, made from Oregon pumpkin seeds. Most pumpkin seed oil brands use pumpkins from China, but Living Tree Community Food's oil is made of pumpkins grown by Oregon family farmers. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Most Americans think of pumpkins as the quintessential American gourd; pumpkins originated in North America and remain one of the highlights of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. They have...

2013-11-27 23:31:47

DiscoBratz celebrates the time-honored tradition of pumpkin patches with the new Pumpkin Patch coloring page. Children will fill in the beautiful colors of fall with this fun coloring page. Discovery Bay, CA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 DiscoBratz celebrates the time-honored tradition of pumpkin patches with the new Pumpkin Patch coloring page. Children will fill in the beautiful colors of fall with this fun coloring page. Parents can teach their children how pumpkins became a bountiful...


Latest Cucurbitaceae Reference Libraries

Tubular Sea Cucumber, Holothuria tubulosa
2013-01-28 12:53:49

Image Caption: Holothuria tubulosa. Credit: Rpillon/Wikipedia  (CC BY-SA 3.0) The tubular sea cucumber (Holothuria tubulosa), commonly known as the cotton-spinner, is the type species of its genus, Holothuria. It can be found in eastern areas of the Atlantic Ocean, with a range that extends as far as the Bay of Biscay to the north, in the Mediterranean Sea. It prefers a habitat within temperate areas and is found at depths of up to 330 feet below sea level, along the sandy floor or in...

Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber, Holothuria mexicana
2013-01-28 09:53:01

Image Caption: Holothuria mexicana. Credit: Daniel Hershman / Wikipedia  (CC BY 2.0) The donkey dung sea cucumber (Holothuria mexicana) can be found in areas of the Caribbean, with a range that stretches into southern waters of Brazil. It prefers to reside in shallow waters between depths of about seven feet and sixty-six feet, in clear sandy areas located in mangroves, seagrass beds, and offshore reefs. This species can reach an average length of twenty inches. It dorsal skin is brown...

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2012-06-18 06:03:49

Symbol: CILAL Group: Dicot Family: Cucurbitaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I VI    I Synonyms:   CICI2 Citrullus citrullus (L.) Karst.     CICOL2 Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad. var. lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai   watermelon   CIVU3 Citrullus vulgaris Schrad.     COCI2 Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze     CUCI Cucubertia citrullus L.  ...

2012-06-18 06:03:50

Symbol: CILAC Group: Dicot Family: Cucurbitaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I PR    I Synonyms:   CIVUC2 Citrullus vulgaris Schrad. var. citroides L.H. Bailey Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL, NV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

2012-06-18 06:03:51

Symbol: CILAC2 Group: Dicot Family: Cucurbitaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Violales Family   Cucurbitaceae...

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