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2008-06-27 06:02:46

By Terry, Leon In the first of a six-part series from Cranfield University's Plant Science Laboratory, Dr Leon Terry looks at research on strawberry quality and using biosensors for fresh-produce quality assessment Strawberries are one of the most important horticultural crops grown in the UK. The rapid growth in sales over the past decade has been underpinned by ongoing research and development both in the UK and overseas. However, technology transfer between research establishments and...

2008-06-18 18:00:08

BRITISH strawberry season is upon us. But did you know the fruit is as healthy as it is tasty? Here are our top 10 reasons to stock up on strawberries: 1. They are nature's alternative to Botox. Strawberries are your skin's best friend, packed full of anti- ageing antioxidants. Not only do the nutrients improve circulation to the skin, which results in a youthful and attractive glow, they protect against sun damage. 2. They help burn fat. If you want to lose weight ensure berries...


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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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