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2014-02-04 16:23:36

FRESNO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at Fresno State's Center for Irrigation Technology (CIT) have completed two years of field studies which found higher water use efficiency and crop productivity when real-time irrigation management technology was used. The kind of technology used in this research, in this case PureSense's IMField technology, can help growers produce more crop for the amount of water and energy used. (Logo:...

2014-02-02 20:22:40

Nation's Largest Pistachio Grower Asks America to "Count Our Nuts" for Chance to Win $100,000; Unveils New Campaign Theme LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wonderful Pistachios today revealed two new commercial spots featuring Stephen Colbert, Emmy-award winning host and executive producer of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report", during the Big Game. The two :15 spots appeared in the 2(nd) quarter of the game and featured the brand's new campaign theme, "Get Crackin',...

2014-01-30 23:21:07

The Nare, the top luxury hotel on the Cornish Coast, teams up with The Great Gardens of Cornwall to officially welcome spring to England. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Each year, between February and March, Cornwall gets the first glimpse of spring as the Magnolias in the region start to bloom. Similar to the Japanese Cherry Blossom season, the magnificent Cornish Campbellii trees afford a stunning array of color against a stark landscape just emerging from a wintery slumber. The Nare, a...

2014-01-28 16:22:22

Bryan Snyder and Ted Harper join American Pistachio Growers' nutrition education program; Broncos headed to America's biggest game February 2. FRESNO, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Pistachio Growers (APG) today announced the addition of two key ambassadors to their list of athletes and nutrition experts: Bryan Snyder, Team Nutrition Manager for the Denver Broncos and Ted Harper, Team Sports Dietitian for the New England Patriots. Having just played each other in...

2014-01-15 08:34:05

"Carrots 'N' Cake" author remakes favorite recipes using ingredients like almonds MODESTO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Winter months bring cold fronts and cravings for heavier snacks and meals. For those looking to stay on track in the New Year while still enjoying favorite comfort foods, Carrots 'N' Cake healthy eating blogger Tina Haupert has created a collection of recipes to lighten up dishes like mac & cheese and chocolaty brownies. The recipes represent a day's worth of...

Obesity And Metabolic Syndrome Risk Lower With Tree Nut Consumption
2014-01-10 04:11:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Consuming tree nuts such as almonds, cashews and walnuts can help reduce a person’s risk of obesity and metabolic syndrome (MetS), according to new research appearing in Wednesday’s edition of the journal PLoS ONE. Lead researcher Dr. Karen Jaceldo-Siegl, an assistant professor in the Loma Linda University School of Public Health, and her colleagues recruited 803 Seventh-day Adventist adults. The researchers analyzed the study...

2014-01-08 08:30:05

MODESTO, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Happy New Year! How are those resolutions sticking? Whether your 2014 goal is to get back on a healthier lifestyle track after a decadent holiday binge, or if you are simply looking to make smarter snacking choices, keep in mind that the simplest solution is the one with crunch power: almonds help give you the nutrition and power you need for a successful year ahead. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140108/LA42344-a) (Photo:...

2014-01-08 08:27:49

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the New Year upon us, millions of Americans are resolving to better manage their weight and maintain healthier eating habits in 2014. That's why the Pistachio Health Institute has partnered with leading celebrity fitness trainer, Valerie Waters, the secret behind the toned bodies of celebrity moms such as Jennifer Garner, Elizabeth Berkeley and Sasha Alexander to share her mindful eating tips to help anyone get red-carpet ready in the New Year....

2014-01-07 23:02:36

For the second time, Nerium International is featured in Beautiful You Magazine. Addison, TX (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 For the second time, Nerium International™ has been featured in Beautiful You magazine, confirming its breakthrough results. In 2011, Nerium International launched NeriumAD® Age-Defying Treatment, and more recently, NeriumAD Age-Defying Day Cream, both of which have had tremendous success. Beautiful You provides beauty, fitness, health, personal development advice,...


Latest Flora of Pakistan Reference Libraries

Himalayan Mayapple, Podophyllum hexandrum
2014-01-12 07:44:48

Podophyllum hexandrum is a plant species belonging to the Berberidaceae family. The species may also be referred to as the Himalayan mayapple or the Indian mayapple. Podophyllum hexandrum are native to the Himalayan mountain range in Asia. This particular plant species flourishes at lower elevations. Podophyllum hexandrum is a low growing plant. Its leaves may be described as drooping and lobed and they appear glossy and green in coloration. The Podophyllum hexandrum plant produces a pale...

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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2009-03-27 18:01:18

The Asian Palmyra Palm, Borassus flabellifer, is a plant in the Borassus genus. Other names for the tree are the toddy palm, sugar palm, and Cambodian palm. It is a vigorous tree, living 100 years or more. It is held aloft at 98 feet high on a large, sturdy trunk that resembles a coconut, and is ringed with leaf scars. The leaves create a canopy of several dozen fronds spreading across 10 feet. Growth of these trees is slow in the beginning, but speeds up as it begins to mature. It is...

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2009-03-27 17:56:59

The African Fan Palm, Borassus aethiopium is an African palm of the Borassus genus. It has a numerous list of English terms for the plant including African palmyra palm, deleb palm, ron palm, toddy palm, black rhun palm, ronier palm (French term), and others. Its African names are even more numerous. The tree offers many practical uses such as edible fruit, fiber from leaves, and termite-proof wood for construction. At least two varieties of this species exist, bagamojensis and...

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