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Researchers Study Genetic Differences Between Domestic, Wild Tomato
2013-06-27 08:09:01

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of researchers from the US, Europe and Japan have compiled the first comparison of both the DNA sequences and which genes are active - or being transcribed - between the domestic tomato and wild varieties. Julin Maloof, professor of plant biology in the College of Biological Sciences at the University of California, Davis, says the findings give insight into the genetic changes involved in the domestication...

2013-06-11 23:27:08

Most men at work, especially if there´s an audience, will likely choose a donut over an apple. Market Fresh Fruit is participating in promoting better eating habits recognizing National Men´s Health Week now through Father´s Day. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Is it possible for more men to make better food choices at the office? According to Tom O´Connor, owner of Market Fresh Fruit in Seattle, Washington, it is. The old way of thinking that junk food is for...

2013-06-04 23:27:34

PineNutOil.org reaffirms their commitment to healthy eaters everywhere by reminding the public that pine nut oil is to be considered a part of a healthy raw foods diet. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Today, PineNutOil.org, the world´s leading producer and distributor of pine nut oil, reaffirms their commitment to healthy eaters around the globe. They are reminding those who choose to partake in an immensely nutrient rich and healthy diet that pine nut oil is a great ingredient...

2013-05-29 23:26:46

PineNutOil.org issued a statement today affirming pine nut oil is an addition to a raw foods diet. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 PineNutOil.Org, the industry leader in manufacturing and distributing pine nut oil around the world, issued a statement today listing pine nut oil as an official addition to the raw foods diet. Pine nut oil benefits include that it is organic, natural and a raw ingredient that can be added to any raw foods to provide an additional boost in flavor, taste and...

2013-05-29 23:14:31

Brothers-All-Natural just released their Fuji Apple & Cinnamon Fruit Crisps and a New Mixed Fruit Variety in a larger, 1oz. sized bag Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 If you are a fan of freeze-dried fruit, then you won´t want to miss out on the newest addition to the Brothers-All-Natural line of freeze-dried Fruit Crisps. The new, larger, 1oz packages yield eight full servings of fruit in the Mixed Fruit blend, and six full servings of fruit in the Apple Cinnamon flavor. In...

2013-05-24 11:34:33

Already more healthy, now more tasty and longer-lasting Tomatoes, said to be the world's most popular fruit, can be made both better-tasting and longer-lasting thanks to UK research with purple GM varieties. "Working with GM tomatoes that are different to normal fruit only by the addition of a specific compound, allows us to pinpoint exactly how to breed in valuable traits," said Professor Cathie Martin from the John Innes Centre. The research could also lead to GM varieties with...

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...

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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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.