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2012-09-12 06:31:43

LEHI, Utah, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- XANGO, LLC, recognized category creator as the first company to bring mangosteen to a global market, kicked off its 10(th)-anniversary celebration with a gathering of several thousand company distributors in Las Vegas this past weekend. Reflecting on the millions of lives that the company has touched in its first decade, XANGO founders looked forward with an aggressive growth strategy to reach millions more in the next decade. Coinciding with the...

2012-09-06 23:01:19

Likewise Skincare comments on an article published on http://www.inquirer.net discussing the various foods that can promote skin health, creating beauty from the inside out. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 05, 2012 On September 5th, Likewise Skincare, a moisturizer manufacturer, responds to an article published for the Inquirer Business in regards to which foods can improve the health and look of skin. The article refers to a Telegraph study specifying that skin will appear healthier and more...

Crops Possibly Protected From Stressors Due To New Discovery
2012-08-31 16:37:30

Salk findings of a key genetic mechanism in plant hormone signaling may help save crops from stress and help address human hunger Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have discovered a key genetic switch by which plants control their response to ethylene gas, a natural plant hormone best known for its ability to ripen fruit, but which, under stress conditions, can cause wilted leaves, premature aging and spoilage from over-ripening. The findings, published August 30 in...

Fruit Flies Enjoy Longer Life With Acai Berries
2012-08-22 14:42:11

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from Emory University recently discovered that acai has the ability to counteract oxidative stress and lengthen the lifespan of fruit flies. In the study, the scientists studied an acai berry product that could lengthen the lives of fruit flies. The health of the fruit flies was originally affected by oxidative stress, but certain conditions of a simple sugar diet and acai supplementation tripled the flies´...

2012-08-05 23:03:25

The government´s "Choose MyPlate" recommendations for healthy eating provide a simple, visual explanation for building healthy, balanced meals. Ready Pac Foods, a leading producer of fresh foods including fresh-cut produce, has many ideas that make adding vegetables and fruit to your diet easier. Irwindale, CA (PRWEB) August 04, 2012 The government´s Choose MyPlate recommendations for healthy eating provide a simple, visual explanation for building healthy, balanced meals. The...

Why Peppers Do Not Mature After Picking
2012-08-03 11:52:53

Climacteric and non-climacteric fruits react differently to the plant hormone ethylene Tomato breeders scored a coup several years ago when they identified tomatoes with a genetic defect that made the fruits mature very slowly, even under the influence of the phytohormone ethylene. Traders and growers were delighted as it gave them more time to transport the crop, initially still green, from where it was harvested to where it would be sold. At the stores, the tomatoes could then be treated...

2012-07-26 23:01:37

As a leading supplier of wild bird products, Duncraft knows their customers love their birds and want to attract more types of birds to their yards. Most Duncraft customers feed seeds to their birds, but not all birds eat seeds. Duncraft offers these tips on feeding fruit so customers can attract the greatest variety of birds. Concord, NH (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 As a leading supplier of wild bird products, Duncraft knows their customers love their birds and want to attract more types of...

2012-07-24 23:02:18

Third Annual Iridoid Symposium to Be Held August 21st at Morinda Bioactives. Provo, UT (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 Morinda Bioactives (formerly Tahitian Noni International) announced that the third annual International Iridoid Research Symposium will be held at their headquarters in Provo, Utah, on August 21st. Scientists from around the world will be presenting current research on iridoids in both plants and animals. The symposium is being presented by the International Society for Iridoid...

2012-07-20 23:01:52

Eclectic Institute, an Oregon-based dietary supplement company and pioneer in the herb industry, has added a fresh, freeze-dried black raspberry supplement to its POWder line. Eclectic´s POWder line (POW emphasized for Plant Originated Wellness) is a full line of freeze-dried, raw food powders that contain only herbs, fruits, and vegetables. Sandy, OR (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 While cancer prevention research has long pointed to freeze-dried black raspberries as a potentially effective...

2012-07-19 06:25:48

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether from a supermarket, farm stand, or your own garden, fresh fruits and vegetables are highlights of summertime. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reminds you that foodborne bacteria multiply faster in warm weather - and what's more, safe handling of produce and fresh-squeezed juice is especially important because these foods are often consumed raw. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...


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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