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2012-01-10 23:26:01

Canadians aren't eating sufficient fruits and vegetables, Concordia study finds Adults from 30 to 60 years old, especially those from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, aren´t consuming the daily recommended levels of fruits and vegetables. Quebecers, however, eat more of nature´s produce than their fellow Canadians. These are some of the findings of a new Concordia University study, published by Nutrition Journal, which sheds light on who reaches in their fridge crisper often...

2011-12-30 07:00:00

XI'AN, China, Dec. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- SkyPeople Fruit Juice, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPU) ("SkyPeople" or the "Company"), a manufacturer of kiwifruit, apple, pear and other concentrated specialty fruit juices and manufacturer of Hedetang and Qian Mei Duo-branded fruit beverages, today announced that it has engaged Paritz & Company, P.A. ("Paritz") to serve as its independent registered public accounting firm effective as of December 24, 2011, replacing BDO Limited ("BDO"),...

2011-12-27 08:36:54

Manipulating the clock might provide agricultural benefits, as a slower clock increases branching, thereby increasing flower number and fruit yield The secret to pushing tomato plants to produce more fruit might not lie in an extra dose of Miracle-Gro. Instead, new research from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) suggests that an increase in fruit yield might be achieved by manipulating a molecular timer or so-called "maturation clock" that determines the number of branches that make...

2011-12-19 08:00:00

The Online Fruit Magazine Pomology.org has added the category Tangerine to its collection of crops. This section comprises resources to this citrus crop which is similar to mandarin but fruits are usually more acidic and contain seeds. (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 Pomology is the science and technology of cultivating and producing fruits. Within this discipline, the Fruit Science Magazine Pomology.org provides a wide range of resources related to temperate, subtropical and tropical fruits....

2011-12-13 11:33:00

-Fresh Fruit Leader Expands Enterprise to 15 Countries- WALLINGFORD, Conn., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Edible Arrangements, the pioneer and leader in hand-sculpted, fresh-fruit arrangements, has expanded its international presence to China with the opening of its first store in Beijing located at the new Galleria Shopping Center, ShuguangXili Jia5#, Chaoyang District. To celebrate this momentous occasion and unveil the brand in China, Master Franchisees Jianyi "Jack" Wang and...

2011-12-12 08:00:00

The Online Fruit Magazine Pomology.org has added the category Pomelo to its collection of crops. This section comprises resources to this ancient type of citrus, resembling grapefruits with thick rind, pulp color ranging from yellow to pink and red, but sweeter flesh. (PRWEB) December 12, 2011 Pomology is the science and technology of cultivating and producing fruits. Within this discipline, the Online Fruit Magazine Pomology.org provides a wide range of resources related to temperate,...

2011-12-12 08:00:00

Herbal Papaya has announced the launch of its All Natural Papaya Leaf Extract Liquid Herbal Supplement in 16 Oz. Also known as Paw Paw or Papaya Leaf Juice, the High Potency extract is the only alcohol-free papaya leaf liquid in the market today. Each dosage of 5ml (1 teaspoon) contains 1000mg of Papaya Leaf extract, a highly effective herbal remedy. Made from 100% natural ingredients, with no artificial preservatives added, this new product is available online at herbalpapaya.com. (PRWEB)...

2011-12-03 14:00:00

Healthhound.org has decided to buy Acai Max and write a review on the product in the next month. The news has been welcomed by commentators on the site. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) December 03, 2011 Healthhound.org has decided to buy Acai Max this week and see if this product is living up to the hype that is surrounding it at the moment. People who follow the health hound site will be able to log onto the site in a monthâs time and check out what the review team think of the Acai Max...

2011-12-02 14:00:00

Healthhound.org is about to set up an Acai Max review webinar. The health hound team hope to provide a lot of valuable info about the product during the webinar. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Healthhound.org is currently planning an Acai Max review webinar at the beginning of 2012. Those people who have used the product and are followers of the health hound site are being encouraged to log onto the webinar and leave their reviews of Acai Max. David Chastener, one of the organizers...

2011-12-01 14:05:00

Healthhound.org is going to release a report on Acai Max. They have also come up with another report which can be downloaded right now. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) December 01, 2011 Healthhound.org is about to release their Acai Max report this week. Those people who are curious about the product will now be able to log onto the site and download a free report on this cleansing product. Michelle Collier, the director of cleansing diets with health hound has said that...


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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