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Strawberries Have Great Health Benefits
2012-07-06 11:27:21

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The sun´s out, there´s a blue sky, the birds are chirping. All these things can only mean one thing — summer is here. One of the fruits that should be consumed this summer is strawberries. While strawberries symbolize certain aspects of summer sports events like Wimbledon, investigators have identified certain health benefits of the fruit. In particular, researchers at the University of Warwick recently found that...

Starbucks To Stop Using Bug-filled Food Coloring
2012-04-20 06:53:05

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com For those thirsty consumers looking for something cold and unique to enjoy as the weather gets warmer, you´ve only got another few weeks to get over to Starbucks to try their Strawberries and Cream Frappuccino, made with real bug extract. Ok, so it may not be that unique. As it turns out, Cochineal extract is a food grade additive approved by the USDA and is used in a sundry of products. Knowing the truth, however, doesn´t always make it any...

2012-03-27 23:03:11

Valoya Ltd, a leading provider of LED lights for horticultural use, was chosen by the University of Helsinki, Finland, for their strawberry cultivation without sunlight. Helsinki, Finland (PRWEB) March 27, 2012 Researcher Dr. Timo Hytönen and his research team at the University of Helsinki tested several artificial light sources for improving vegetative growth and flowering of wild strawberries. The LED lights from Valoya Ltd were among the tested products and proved to be superior in...


Latest Garden strawberry Reference Libraries

Plasticulture
2013-04-01 12:21:33

The term plasticulture is in reference to the practice of utilizing plastic materials in agricultural applications. The plastic materials themselves are frequently and broadly referred to as “ag plastics.” Plasticulture ag plastics can include soil fumigation film, nursery pots and silage bags, irrigation drip tape or tubing, but the term is most frequently used to describe all kinds of plastic plant and soil coverings. Such coverings range from plastic mulch film, high and low...

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