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2013-10-23 23:21:02

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Research and Development Forecast of China’s Tomato Products Industry, 2013-2017. London (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 China is one of the largest tomato producers in the world, but there is a large gap between China and foreign countries as for the tomato products aspect. The gap was mainly presented in the following aspects: less varieties, poor quality, backward planting technologies, low machinery application level and single...

2013-10-15 23:26:44

Fruit & Vegetable Seed Market report studies various other important aspects of the market also includes SWOT analysis of global key players, Porter’s analysis, and competitive landscape. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/fruit-and-vegetable-seed-market-1257.html (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 According to a new market research report, "Fruit & Vegetable Seed Market, by Type [Brassica (Cabbage, Cauliflower, and Broccoli), Cucurbit (Cucumber, Melons, and Squash),...

2013-09-26 23:32:05

Fourteen years ago, after discovering that he could go into many nurseries and they would sell him a fruit tree that will never bear fruit, Greg Peterson of the Urban Farm decided to do something about it. He started teaching classes in his living room on the ins and outs of growing fruit trees in the desert. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 The mystery was there. Why could someone go into a plant nursery and purchase a fruit tree, expecting that it would be one that actually...

Fruits And Vegetables Increase Life Span
2013-09-26 10:16:05

[ Watch the Video: Live Longer By Eating Your Vegetables Every Day ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Your mother probably always told that eating your fruits and vegetables would help you to grow up big and strong. According to a new study in the American Journal of Epidemiology, a diet full of fruits and veggies will also increase your chance of living a longer life. Conducted by a team of European researchers, the study included data on nearly 26,000 deaths...

2013-09-24 23:32:52

That lovable carrot munching bunny and the iconic spinach-guzzling sailor were on to something. Eating enough fruits and vegetables, particularly leafy greens like spinach, has been linked, time and time again, to a longer life and a higher quality of life. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 That lovable carrot munching bunny and the iconic spinach-guzzling sailor were on to something. Eating enough fruits and vegetables, particularly leafy greens like spinach, has been linked,...

2013-09-24 23:29:11

Organizations Collaborate on Three-Year Research Effort to Address Deadly Disease Threatening Florida’s $9 Billion Citrus Industry Amelia Island, FL (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The Florida citrus market has suffered a loss of more than $4.5 billion in crops and is down an estimated 8,300 jobs due to citrus greening disease (1). In an effort to find a solution for the serious disease, Bayer CropScience announced a collaboration with the Florida Specialty Crop Foundation to create a...

Orange Juice May Help With Cancer Prevention, But Not Too Much Or Too Sweet
2013-09-14 04:49:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Orange juice contains vitamin C and several other key nutrients, and has also been linked to a reduced risk of obesity in adults, but recently-published research suggests that it could also help prevent cancer. In a review article that was published online last month in Nutrition and Cancer: An International Journal, a team of Brazilian experts presented evidence linking the popular fruit drink with cancer chemoprevention. They...

Edible Coatings for fruits and vegetables
2013-09-11 09:25:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Advances in food technology responsible for bringing ready-to-eat fresh-cup apple slices into school cafeterias, grocery stores and fast-food restaurants could soon expand to include other types of fruits and vegetables. Speaking at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Dr. Attila E. Pavlath of the USDA’s Western Regional Research Center in California discussed how edible coatings...

People Consume Fruits, Vegetables More Often When They Have Easy Access To Them
2013-09-04 07:56:56

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Access to adequate fruits and vegetables is problematic in low-income communities because of limited access to supermarkets and farmers' markets. Community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs may be a feasible approach for providing fresh fruits and vegetables to under-resourced communities, according to a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. CSAs link consumers to a local farm’s produce over a growing season....


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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