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2012-04-24 06:26:38

ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A 2012 study found that 77 percent of healthcare professionals recognize the health benefits of including soy in consumer diets, with menopause relief, protein source and heart health topping the list of specific benefits they identify. Study participants also view soybean oil as healthy as canola oil, and perceive agricultural biotechnology as positive if it enhances the nutritional benefits of food products. The findings were part of a...

2012-04-18 06:20:42

ST. LOUIS, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The world wants soy, and U.S. farmers have invested in finding ways to get more of it to export markets quicker, easier and cheaper. Two soy checkoff-funded studies examine the challenges and opportunities related to transportation infrastructure. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/55671-united-soybean-board-soy-checkoff-funded-studies-examine-waterway-issues Study: "America's Locks...

2012-04-17 12:41:10

Researchers discover promising anti-diabetic substance in the amorfrutin class of natural substances It provides the raw material for liquorice candy, calms the stomach and alleviates diseases of the airways: liquorice root. Chosen as the “Medicinal plant 2012”, the root has been treasured in traditional healing since ancient times. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin have now discovered that liquorice root also contains substances with an...

2012-04-02 06:28:01

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April is National Soyfoods Month, and finding delicious soyfoods at affordable prices has never been easier. Throughout the month of April, soyfoods will be promoted in supermarkets nationwide with cooking demonstrations, coupon discounts, recipe sharing, and online giveaways - making this month a great time for consumers to try soyfoods for the first time or stock up on their favorite soy products. (Logo:...

2012-03-27 06:24:37

PHILADELPHIA, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Destination Maternity® announces its latest celebrity designer for A Pea in the Pod®. Rosie Pope, star of Bravo's Pregnant in Heels, and creator of MomPrep and the Rosie Pope Maternity clothing and accessories line, will debut a capsule collection available exclusively at A Pea in the Pod and Destination Maternity in June 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120327/PH77401 ) Rosie's design style mixes timeless favorites with...

2012-03-13 18:33:00

ALBANY, Ga., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A major new study, "Red Meat Consumption and Mortality" concludes that red meat is associated with a thirteen percent increased risk of death and substitution of other healthy protein sources for red meat lowers mortality risk, with nuts being the top choice. Over half the nuts eaten in the US are peanuts and they have more protein than any other nut. The study followed more than 120,000 people over 28 years. It was published online in the...

2012-03-08 13:30:00

ATLANTA, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Who couldn't use a little more energy? That's the message behind "Energize Your World," a new promotion launching in March in celebration of National Peanut Month. Throughout the spring, consumers will have the opportunity to win a 2012 Ford Focus and hundreds of other prizes. "Peanuts have more than 30 nutrients and phytonutrients and are packed with more energy boosting protein than any nut," said Raffaela Marie Fenn, president and managing...

2012-03-06 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7: PEANUTS Profile America -- Wednesday, March 7th. This is National Peanut Month -- celebrating one of the nation's favorite foods. They are enjoyed in many ways -- roasted in the shell as a snack while watching sports events, used in salads and stir-fry recipes, in...

2012-03-05 06:30:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (NASDAQ: SANW) today announced that it has secured approximately 360 additional acres for production of S&W's proprietary alfalfa seed varieties. The additional acreage, which will be harvested in calendar 2012, is comprised from contract growers. Today's announcement brings the total secured acres to over 4,664, representing an approximate 95% increase from the 2,400 acres harvested in Fall 2011. To date, of the...

2012-02-23 16:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While 93 percent of Americans agree that breakfast is the most important meal, less than half eat a morning meal every day. Reasons for skipping out often include trying to lose weight or not having the time. Yet adding peanut butter can help to make breakfast quick, easy and provide the fuel needed for the rest of the day. In anticipation of National Peanut Month in March and to help make mornings easier, the National Peanut Board is...


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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