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2011-05-03 04:30:00

Strawberry Cooking, Baking and Noshing Adventures Made Easy with "Strawberry Recipes for Everyday" in Print and e-Book Formats Just in Time for Mother's Day Sales Benefit the California Strawberry Scholarship Program WATSONVILLE, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the new fascination on the timeless art of home cooking and nutrition, the California Strawberry Commission today announced the availability of a new cookbook full of chef-created, mouth-watering strawberry...

2011-04-06 13:31:00

WATSONVILLE, Calif., April 6, 2011/PRNewswire- USNewswire/ -- A new study by The Ohio State University suggests strawberries may help prevent human esophageal cancer. This news comes at a time when, according to the American Cancer Society, more than 16,000 new cases of the disease will be diagnosed in the United States this year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/DC92473LOGO) According to lead researcher, Tong Chen, M.D., Ph.D., strawberries may help protect those at...

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2011-04-06 07:45:00

Freeze-dried strawberries may be an alternative to drugs for the prevention of esophageal cancer, according to research presented at the AACR 102nd Annual Meeting 2011. "We concluded from this study that six months of eating strawberries is safe and easy to consume. In addition, our preliminary data suggests that strawberries can decrease histological grade of precancerous lesions and reduce cancer-related molecular events," said lead researcher Tong Chen, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor,...

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2011-04-04 20:44:18

Although the apple genome has already been sequenced, it can still take years for an apple breeder to see the first actual piece of fruit on a tree. That's why University of Illinois plant molecular geneticist Schuyler Korban jumped at the chance to help sequence the genome of the woodland strawberry "“ a close relative of the apple that blooms in a mere 15 weeks, making his work much more efficient."The woodland strawberry is a good surrogate system for genetic studies of other fruits...

2011-03-11 09:03:00

LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To elevate the national discussion on healthy eating, Robeks has joined hands with the American Dietetic Association in support of their "Eat Right with Color" campaign by pledging to sell 100,000 red fruit smoothies during March. The initiative will spotlight Robeks original commitment to serving only premium, whole fruit smoothies, especially those containing red fruits like strawberries, raspberries, cranberries and pomegranate. Robeks was...

2011-02-09 13:45:00

New, Free App Offers 100 Recipes and Nutrition Tips from Top Food Bloggers WATSONVILLE, Calif., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With people looking to the web and mobile apps for recipes and nutrition advice, the California Strawberry Commission today announced the availability of "Strawberries," a free recipe app for the Android smartphone filled with 100 strawberry recipes from popular food bloggers and nutrition tips from acclaimed dietitians. (Photo:...

2011-01-18 14:22:21

Improved strawberry breeding strategy introduces genetic diversity Today's most common cultivated strawberry, the familiar Fragaria x vananassa (F. xananassa), is believed to have resulted from a chance hybridization of two wild strawberry species in Europe more than 250 years ago. This hybridization combined the unique characteristics of both species, including the larger, firmer fruit of F. chiloensis with the darker red, more aromatic fruit of F. virginiana. The fact that F. xananassa has...

2010-11-30 06:00:00

Free App Now Offers 100 Strawberry Recipes to Lure Your Loved Ones and Features Advice from Nutrition Experts WATSONVILLE, Calif., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new version of the popular "Strawberries" app for the iPhone and iPod Touch is now available for free download in iTunes. In addition to 100 ways to enjoy strawberries, the app features recommendations on ways to get kids to eat healthier, general nutrition tips from well-known dietitians, dozens of recipes for...

2010-11-01 12:02:00

Recipes, Nutrition Advice, Contests, Farmer Stories, Chef Inspiration and Strawberry Everything www.californiastrawberries.com WATSONVILLE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's consumers enjoy direct contact with their favorite brands and products, and the California Strawberry Commission aims to make strawberries even more enjoyable, launching the new website, www.californiastrawberries.com. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/DC92473LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-08-04 07:17:00

Cooks, Food Bloggers and Strawberry Lovers Invited to Enter the California Strawberry "Everyday Superfruit" Recipe Contest Winner Receives $250 Amazon Gift Card WATSONVILLE, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To celebrate the health benefits of strawberries, the California Strawberry Commission today announced the Strawberry "Everyday Superfruit" Recipe Contest. The contest runs through August and the winner receives a $250 Amazon Gift Card. All food enthusiasts and cooks are...


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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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.