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Taxonomists Beware: The Flowers Might Just Be Fooling Us
2013-03-04 09:54:52

American Journal of Botany Floral morphologies may be less reliable than other traits in determining the relationships of papilionoid species and genera For hundreds of years, plant taxonomists have worked to understand how species are related. Until relatively recently, their only reliable source of information about these relationships was the plants' morphology–traits that could be observed, measured, counted, categorized, and described visually. And paramount among these...

2013-02-14 12:25:16

And Contrary to Myths, Soy is both Healthy and Safe WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Soyfoods Association of North America today announced that it has released a video on the Benefits of Soyfoods for Active Adults demonstrating how soyfoods can help you stay fit and healthy. Americans who are trying to lead healthier lives will find that soyfoods boost their energy, improve heart health, and provide antioxidants. (Logo:...

2013-02-07 16:27:23

BOSTON, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Mielke, editor-in-chief of OIL WORLD publications, and Bluford (Blu) Putnam, chief economist at CME Group, have confirmed that they will attend and speak at the 8(th) annual Soy & Grain Trade Summit, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis, Minn., October 21-23, 2013. Mielke will present his Global Protein Meal and Veg Oil Outlook, which focuses on supply and demand forecasts, pricing, competition with other row crops, and the...

2013-01-12 05:00:25

Innovator from Denmark, WI roasts soybeans for families to enjoy as healthy snack. Darren Kornowske family found that more than 90% of soy in the United States is genetically modified — so they did something about it. Denmark, WI (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 Many families struggle with finding healthy snack options. Though soy nuts have been linked to lowering cholesterol and easing the symptoms of menopause, genetically modified soybeans (that come with health risks) dominate the market....

2013-01-09 08:27:56

SYMBOL: TSX: AGT REGINA, Jan. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Alliance Grain Traders Inc. ("AGT") announced that its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary, United Pulse Trading Inc. ("UPT"), has entered into an agreement with Cargill, Incorporated ("Cargill"), an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services, for Cargill to be the exclusive agent for UPT's pulse protein ingredient products for the animal feed sector, including pet foods. The...

2012-11-12 04:23:25

DUBAI, UAE, November 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Caffeine-free tea from South Africa is linked with treatment for diabetes, cancer and heart disease An herbal tea from South Africa has the potential to offer UAE residents a range of health benefits, according to a leading Dubai-based nutritionist. Rooibos tea has been shown to slow down cancer, reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, and help with a range of other conditions, including diabetes. (Photo:...

2012-10-01 02:31:58

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Soyfoods Association of North America (SANA) recognizes the importance of creating healthier food and lunch options for children, and wants to help parents get their kids moving and enjoying power packed soyfoods. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100922/SANALOGO) If keeping your child active and healthy is a priority then offer your children soyfoods as alternative snacks and meal options. Soyfoods provide a plant-based...

2012-08-29 06:26:11

BOSTON, Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HighQuest Partners' co-located Women in Agribusiness (www.womeninag.com) and Soy & Grain Trade Summits (www.soyandgraintrade.com) in New Orleans, Sept. 16-19, offer complementary agendas, integrated industry information and an exceptional line-up of key experts to provide insight across the grain, oilseed and soy value chain. Both events will address the global challenges that face the world's agriculture system; the underlying drivers that need to...

2012-08-23 10:25:00

BOSTON, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the U.S. Corn Belt continues to experience extremely hot temperatures and drought, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the expansion of emergency grazing on 3.8 million acres of conservation land. The expansion is intended to provide greater relief to U.S. livestock producers dealing with shortages of hay and pastureland. More than half (50.3 percent) of all counties in the United States have been declared disaster areas...

2012-08-16 06:25:40

BOSTON, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7(th) annual Soy & Grain Trade Summit, Sept. 17-19 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, is poised to set the industry in motion with coverage of the latest topics across the global oilseed and grains value chain, presentations by industry experts, and a behind-the-scenes look into industry operations during two interactive tours. "We are grateful to the local facilities for hosting these tours as they are a great complement to the...


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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