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2011-07-31 06:16:53

Inspired by a sixth-grade science project, a teenager has developed a way to help combat kudzu, "an invasive plant that has overrun millions of acres of land throughout the Southeastern United States," according to a recent CNN.com report. Kudzu was first brought into the US during the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition of 1876, and gained popularity in the 1930s and 1940s as a way to combat erosion. These days, however, it has begun spreading out of control, overtaking 150,000 new acres of...

2011-07-20 07:00:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), today announced receipt of its initial alfalfa seed order from its first direct customer in the nation of Kuwait. The order, generated through S&W Seed's recently announced consulting relationship with Richard Penner Consulting, is expected to ship before the end of this month. Mark Grewal, president and chief executive officer of S&W Seed, said, "We believe this order is just the beginning of...

2011-06-22 06:00:00

- 2011 "Prix Sant©" presented by the Armand-Frappier Foundation - - 2011 Genesis Entrepreneurship Award presented by BIOQuebec - QUEBEC CITY, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Medicago Inc. (TSX: MDG), a biotechnology company focused on developing highly effective and competitive vaccines based on proprietary manufacturing technologies and Virus-Like Particles (VLPs), announced today that it was named this month both the recipient of the 2011 "Prix Sant©" awarded by the...

2011-06-21 06:30:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), announced today the retention of Lytham Partners, LLC to conduct a national investor relations program. Mark S. Grewal, president and CEO of S&W Seed Company, commented, "S&W is now firmly positioned in three markets: production and marketing of high salt- and heat-tolerant alfalfa seed, the natural sweetener market via our new stevia planting program, and seed cleaning and processing for...

2011-06-15 10:52:00

SOUTHBURY, Conn., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective June 15, 2011, or as contract terms allow, Galata Chemicals will increase the price of its Drapex® epoxidized soybean oil by up to USD 0.08 / lb in North & South America. Additionally, effective July 1, 2011, or as contract terms allow, Galata Chemicals will increase the price of all Mark® mixed metal heat stabilizers by up to 10% in North & South America. This increase is necessary to...

2011-06-09 10:00:00

CANTON, Ga., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Peanut Growers challenged consumers to lose the loaf in its second annual "PB my way" recipe contest. Peanut butter lovers were called on to submit inspiring peanut butter entrees and help support hunger relief organization Feeding America. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2011-05-11 09:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The fall collection from A Pea in the Pod® features masterful maternity fashions that capture the season's major runway trends: Seventies Icon and Modern Minimalist. With designs reinterpreted for the expectant client, the collection time travels from that legendary decade straight to the twenty-first century. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110511/PH99126 ) Seventies Icon recreates the mood of the era with styles...

2011-04-28 08:44:00

AYER, Mass., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to consumer demand for foods made from sprouted beans, soyfoods innovator Nasoya (www.nasoya.com) has introduced SPROUTED TOFU PLUS, the first organic tofu to offer essential levels of calcium, vitamin D and vitamin K, plus all the benefits of sprouted foods, considered "wonder food" by the ancients. "Nasoya's Sprouted Tofu Plus gives consumers greater bioavailability of nutrients and better digestibility," said Walter Riglian,...

2011-04-16 00:00:28

Soy of Life natures skincare is celebrating it's 5th year in business. Plymouth, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 15, 2011 One thousand eight hundred twenty five days, sixty months or five years is a long time no matter how it's counted. That's how long Soy of Life nature's skincare has been in business and it's time to celebrate that milestone. Soy of Life nature's skincare was created by Sherry Kelly five years ago when she discovered through research how great soy is for the skin. Soy has been...

2011-03-09 10:23:00

ATLANTA, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While most consumers say they agree with recommendations in the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans that call for eating a more plant-based diet -- rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and other plant-based foods -- only a third believe they're knowledgeable about how to do so. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/national-peanut-board/48807/ (Photo:...


Latest Faboideae Reference Libraries

2012-06-15 03:50:16

Symbol: MUPRU Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   MUAT2 Mucuna aterrima (Piper & Tracy) Holland   MUDE2 Mucuna deeringiana (Bort) Merr.   STAT3 Stizolobium aterrimum Piper & Tracy   STDE Stizolobium deeringianum Bort   STVE5 Stizolobium velutinum (Hassk.) Piper & Tracy Distribution: Mucunapruriens(L.) DC. var.utilis(Wall. ex Wight) Baker ex Burck...

2012-06-15 04:58:33

Symbol: LOAZ Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Fabales Family   Fabaceae – Pea family Genus   Lotononis (DC.) Eckl. & Zeyh....

2012-06-18 03:57:20

Symbol: DACAP Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: PR    N Distribution: Daleacarthagenensis(Jacq.) J.F. Macbr. var.portoricanaBarneby distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-18 03:57:24

Symbol: DACAF Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   PAFL8 Parosela floridana Rydb. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta...

Flame of the Forest, Butea monosperma
2009-04-28 16:08:40

Butea monosperma, Flame of the Forest or Parrot Tree is indigenous to tropical areas of southern Asia. This deciduous tree grows to nearly 50 feet in height with leaves that feature 3 smaller leaflets that are approximately 4 - 8 inches in length growing symetrically along a center stem that is approximately 3 - 6 inches long. Small colorful reddish orange flowers less than an inch long, bloom in clusters along a single shoot up to 6 inches in length. The tree has a variety of uses...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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