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2014-12-16 23:10:29

The Science Museum of Virginia will conduct experiments on everyone's least favorite holiday treat, the fruitcake, December 26 - 30 to celebrate 5 years of Fruitcake Science. Richmond,

Antioxidant Capacity Of Citrus Juices Is Multiplied Tenfold
2014-12-08 03:57:52

The antioxidant activity of citrus juices and other foods is undervalued.

2014-11-26 20:21:45

LONDON, Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The cold chain market applicable to perishable foods is projected to grow at a CAGR of 15.6% from 2014 to 2019.

2014-11-11 12:29:56

NEW SINGLE 'FRUIT' AVAILABLE TODAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2014, ON iTUNES SEATTLE, Nov.

2014-10-28 08:36:55

Latest analysis adds to the growing body of research examining nutrient values of frozen fruits and vegetables compared to fresh MCLEAN, Va., Oct.

2014-10-22 12:32:10

Gourmet variety is the newest to come from the Maine-based tomato farm MADISON, Maine, Oct.

2014-10-21 23:05:32

What will American home gardeners be growing in 2015? A sneak peek at the new product offerings from W. Atlee Burpee & Co.

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2014-10-10 03:00:14

Fad diets come and go, but might there be something to the ones that involve consuming grapefruit and grapefruit juice? New UC Berkeley research suggests that a closer look at grapefruit juice is warranted.


Latest Fruit Reference Libraries

Hardy kiwi, Actinidia arguta
2014-01-04 14:34:30

Actinidia arguta is a very hardy, perennial vine species. The plant produces a small fruit that gives the species its common names: Hardy kiwifruit, Kiwi berry, Arctic kiwi, Baby kiwi, Desert kiwi, Grape kiwi, Northern kiwi and Cocktail kiwi. A. arguta is a member of the Actinidiaceae family. The plant can be found growing in Japan, Korea, Northern China and Russian Siberia. A. arguta fruits are edible and don’t require peeling. Its fruit is typically the size of a berry or grape and it...

Davidsonia, Journal
2012-04-25 14:26:44

Davidsonia is a scientific journal published by the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden. It specializes in the botanical natural history of the pacific northwest and horticultural and plant conservation issues. The print edition of Davidsonia existed from 1970 to 1981. It was revived in 2002 as an online journal. The journal provides full open-access to content on its website www.davidsonia.org . The journal is named after British Columbia botanical pioneer John Davidson. It...

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2005-06-23 11:53:34

The sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is an annual plant in the family Asteraceae. The stem of the flower can grow up to 3 meters tall and the large flower head can reach up to 30cm in diameter. The sunflower is notable for turning to face the Sun, a behavior known as heliotropism. History Sunflowers are native to the Americas, and were domesticated around 1000 B.C. Francisco Pizarro found the Inca subjects venerating the sunflower as an image of their sun god, and gold images of the...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.