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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.
Most men at work, especially if there’s an audience, will likely choose a donut over an apple.
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
PineNutOil.org issued a statement today affirming pine nut oil is an addition to a raw foods diet. New York, NY (PRWEB)
Brothers-All-Natural just released their Fuji Apple & Cinnamon Fruit Crisps and a New Mixed Fruit Variety in a larger, 1oz.
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.
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 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...
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...
- Having no light.
- Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.