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2014-07-01 12:33:17

BEIJING, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Fruits Corporation (OTC: CHFR) ("China Fruits" or "the Company"), a distributor and producer of fresh tangerine and other fresh fruits in People's Republic of China, decides to open its flagship store in Tmall, a leading third-party platform for brands and retailers. This would be a significant step entering the Chinese domestic fruit e-commerce. "The huge traffic and high user trust of Tmall could enable the Company to make a...

2014-06-30 23:17:24

Smart Fog Inc’s Cold Storage Ripening Room Commercial Humidifiers, which has an array of diverse benefits and features, will be exhibiting at PMA Fresh Summit in Anaheim from October 17-19, 2014. Smart Fog has been an industry leader in non-wetting humidifiers for 30+ years. Reno, NV (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Today, Smart Fog Inc announced that they will be exhibiting at the PMA Fresh Summit at the Anaheim Convention Center from October 17-19, 2014. At the PMA, Fresh Summit Smart Fog will...

2014-06-26 23:15:37

Bestselling author and nationally acclaimed organic fruit expert Michael Phillips will do a teaching tour in North Carolina July 19th-20th. Living Web Farms will host Phillips’ two orcharding workshops, which are open to the public. Mills River, NC (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 In the Southern US, pesticide-free orcharding can be a challenge, with unpredictable weather, a decline in native pollinators, and the pressure from multiple diseases. Nationally acclaimed author and successful organic...

2014-06-26 23:03:55

Nutrition & Health Drives Fruits and Berries Industry Insights Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Fruits and Berries - Nutrition and Health: Market Trends and Insights analyses the most popular used fruit and berries and how they are sourced and used in industry processed formats as food ingredients. The report provides in depth insight into the nutritional and bioactive benefits of each individual fruit or fruit component with a thorough...

Open-pollinated, Hybrid Tomatoes Compared In Variety Evaluation Study
2014-06-24 03:56:13

American Society for Horticultural Science The recent surge in organic farming has created a need for enhanced research efforts to inform the agricultural sector. George Boyhan from the Department of Horticulture at the University of Georgia says that "variety evaluations"--studies that evaluate and develop crop varieties specifically suited for organic production--can be particularly useful to organic producers. "There continues to be need for variety evaluation trials, as many of the...

2014-06-23 23:00:55

Buddy Fruits, the leader in all-natural fruit pouches and snacks, has won the 2014 Shape Magazine Editor’s Choice Award. Pick up a July/August issue of Shape Magazine on newsstands today and look for Buddy Fruits on Page 136 and 138. Coral Gables, FL (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Buddy Fruits, the leader in all-natural fruit pouches and snacks, has won the 2014 Shape Magazine Editor’s Choice Award. Pick up a July/August issue of Shape Magazine on newsstands today and look for Buddy Fruits on...

2014-06-18 20:21:58

Health Professionals Learn Strawberries' Role in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention WATSONVILLE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Encouraging children and adults of all ages to improve fruit intake and variety by adding strawberries to their diet, the California Strawberry Commission and Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) teamed to present registered dietitians (RDs) with substantial evidence to classify strawberries as a functional food - offering health...

Lessons From Comparing Citrus Genomes
2014-06-09 03:42:10

DOE/Joint Genome Institute Citrus is the world's most widely cultivated fruit crop. In the US alone, the citrus crop was valued at over $3.1 billion in 2013. Originally domesticated in Southeast Asia thousands of years ago before spreading throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas via trade, citrus is now under attack from citrus greening, an insidious emerging infectious disease that is destroying entire orchards. To help defend citrus against this disease and other threats, researchers...

2014-06-06 23:10:06

Keeping kids hydrated and healthy will be a challenge this summer, with unusually hot temperatures predicted for most of the country. One easy solution is to create your own fruit and vegetable juices. Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 "Juicing is a fast, easy, and delicious way to give your children the variety of nutrients they need to feel happy and healthy," says nutrition expert and certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner Margaux J. Rathbun. "It's the...

2014-05-20 23:10:21

Fruit Clusters™ are fruit like you’ve never had before; raising the bar for freeze-dried fruit snacks. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Brothers-All-Natural continues to innovate and expand the freeze-dried fruit industry with their freeze-dried fruit snacks. With the introduction of their new Fruit Clusters™ they are taking freeze-dried fruit to new heights, raising the bar for snack companies and snack lovers alike. Fruit Clusters™ are crispy, crunchy fruit snacks made...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.