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2014-04-16 14:03:07

Economic botany study shows importance of 'Culinary Cultural Conservation': Preserving cuisine when moving to climatically, culturally, and agriculturally different environments Tucked away in Hartford, Connecticut, a Puerto Rican community is creating a tropical home away from home through cuisine that is so authentic it has caught the attention of scientists. David W. Taylor (University of Portland) and Gregory J. Anderson (University of Connecticut) took a close look at the fresh crops...

2014-04-16 12:32:33

Commitment to Quality Recognized by Ministry of Agriculture in Shanghai, China SAINT LOUIS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Novus International, Inc., manufacturing plant in Shanghai, China was awarded the 2013 Annual Agricultural Product Quality Safety Supervision Outstanding Performance Award and recognized as "Class A Enterprise" by the local Ministry of Agriculture. "These two awards are recognition of the outstanding accomplishments of the Shanghai plant team in raw...

2014-04-16 12:32:16

NORTHLAKE, Ill., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholle and IPN, performance packaging leaders, are exhibiting together at Interpack in Dusseldorf, Germany from May 8th to May14th. This will be the first joint show for the companies since announcing their combination in December 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73336 The companies' two exhibit spaces will highlight creative packaging solutions for beverage, food, non-food, and healthcare industries. Together, IPN...

2014-04-16 08:29:25

NatGeoFood.com Bloggers Include Chef José Andrés, Writer Maryn McKenna andPolicy Blogger Mary Beth Albright WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, National Geographic launches a Web portal, NatGeoFood.com, dedicated to exploring issues surrounding how we eat today and how we can provide food for all as the world's population grows and climate change impacts growing seasons and planting zones. NatGeoFood.com will aggregate content from a major series in...

2014-04-16 08:23:49

Offers Solutions and How-To Advice for Manufacturers, Retailers and Restaurants WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today an alliance of food manufacturers, retailers and foodservice operators announced the release of a toolkit to help businesses in the food sector reduce the amount of food waste sent to landfill. The Best Practices and Emerging Solutions Toolkit was produced by the Food Waste Reduction Alliance (FWRA), a cross-sector industry initiative led by the Food...

2014-04-16 04:22:08

AMSTERDAM, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - The global meeting place for health and wellness industry innovation Europe's leading nutritional ingredients event, Health ingredients (Hi) Europe & Natural ingredients (Ni), will take place in December 2-4 2014 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. This is the premier event in Europe offering food & beverage manufacturers and producers the opportunity to find new suppliers and source health and natural ingredients....

2014-04-15 23:11:14

ResearchMoz.us included new market research report " Global Grow Lights for Agriculture Market 2014-2020: Indsutry Size, Shares, Growth, Analysis, Trends And Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports. Browse full report at http://www.researchmoz.us/grow-lights-for-agriculture-market-shares-strategies-and-forecasts-worldwide-2014-to-2020-report.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Grow lights have become more sophisticated and less expensive to run as solar and wind...

2014-04-15 23:10:42

Vertical Farming, Plant Factory Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020, a new research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Plant factory market forecast analysis indicates that markets at $403 million in 2013 are anticipated to reach $1.97 billion by 2020. Growth is a result of the unmitigated march of automated process driven by the semiconductor industry, by microprocessors, and more directly by the need for food...

2014-04-15 23:09:12

Market Research Reports, Inc. has announced the addition of “Vertical Farming, Plant Factory Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020” research report to their website http://www.MarketResearchReports.com. Lewes, DE (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Worldwide vertical farming markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the food supply for the world starts to adopt automated process. Grow lights have become more sophisticated and less expensive to run as solar and...

2014-04-15 23:02:11

New packets grow the whole food supplement maker’s line of on-the-go Daily Fundamentals Packets. Palmyra, WI (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Growing its line of convenience packets, Standard Process Inc. introduces two new Daily Fundamentals packs: Adrenal Health and General Female Endocrine. Daily Fundamentals packs help active patients maintain optimal health even when they are away from home by providing on-the-go nutrition. The new additions join the currently available General Health and...


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Silvery Lutang, Trachypithecus cristatus
2014-04-11 10:45:42

The silvery lutang (Trachypithecus cristatus), also known as the silvery langur or the silvered leaf monkey, is a species of Old World monkey that can be found Sumatra, Borneo, and Peninsular Malaysia. It prefers to reside in mangrove, riverine, and coastal forests. This species holds two recognized subspecies known as Trachypithecus cristatus selangorensis and Trachypithecus cristatus cristatus. The silvery lutang varies in size depending upon the sex, with males reaching an average body...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

Kodiak Bear, Ursus arctos middendorffi
2013-06-07 13:18:33

The Kodiak bear (Ursus arctos middendorffi), also known as the American brown bear, the Kodiak brown bear, or the Alaskan grizzly bear, is a subspecies of the brown bear. It can be found in southwestern Alaska, on the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago. Most coastal bears that occur in Alaska are called Kodiak bears, but the true Kodiak bear only inhabits the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago. The Kodiak bear was first described as a distinct species by the taxonomist C.H. Merriam. Merriam...

Grizzly Bear, Ursus arctos horribilis
2013-06-03 13:23:12

The grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis), also known as the grizzly, the North American brown bear, or the silvertip bear, is one of many subspecies of the brown bear. It is typically found in upland areas of western North America. Its range once extended from Canada to Mexico and even into the western shores of the Hudson Bay in the east. Its range has been reduced to many areas of Canada, Alaska, and northwestern areas of the United States including Washington, Wyoming, Idaho, and...

Mediterranean feather star, Antedon mediterranea
2013-05-18 06:26:42

The Mediterranean feather star is a filter feeder that obtains food by straining suspended matter and food particles from water. The star has a stalk that has up to forty tendrils, (threadlike organs) which help the star cling to hard surfaces. The “body” of the star is called a calyx and is shaped like a small cup. This calyx is surrounded by feathery pinnules bearing arms. These arms are quite unique in the fact that they can regenerate if one should get broken off; these arms extend to...

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