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2015-02-27 16:26:34

Increasing Access to Convenient, Fresh Produce Choices for Consumers GERMANTOWN, Md. and SUMMERLAND, British Columbia, Feb.

2015-02-04 12:27:13

BARCELONA, Spain, February 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - On the occasion of the celebration of the World Day against Cancer, the INC (International

2015-01-30 23:06:47

USApple Shares Essential Reminders, Research and Tips on Apples’ Heart Health Benefits Vienna, VA (PRWEB) January 30, 2015 February is all about the

2015-01-19 23:03:34

Increasing demand for locally-grown, sustainable food leads to new agri-prenuer interest in hydroponic greenhouse food production of crops like tomatoes.

2015-01-14 08:20:41

- Internationalization of GAC MOTOR Accelerated by Debut of GS4 on NAIAS DETROIT, Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Jan. 12, 2015 of local time in Detroit, USA (on Jan.

2015-01-13 16:20:31

--GAC Motor GS4 makes its debut at NAIAS, drawing attention from the world's media organizations and automakers DETROIT, Jan.

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.


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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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