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2013-07-12 23:24:20

Diindolylmethane (DIM) from broccoli slows down the aging process, boosts the immune system, and brings new hope to the fight against cancer. Diindolylmethane (DIM) News Update from the Diindolylmethane (DIM) Information Resource Center (http://www.diindolylmethane.org/) Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 With all of the media enthusiasm in Washington regarding President Obama’s recent comment about broccoli being his favorite food, it is timely to bring an important and recent...

Lepidium Flora Perching On The Cliffs Of New Zealand Faces Extinction Threats
2013-06-17 12:16:09

Pensoft Publishers The plant genus Lepidiums is a small group of representatives of the economically important cabbage family Brassicaceae. Most commonly known as peppercress or peppergrass Lepidiums includes around 180 species worldwide. In a new extensive study, published in the open access journal PhytoKeys, scientists explore the diversity within the New Zealand Lepidiums oleraceum and allied species. Lepidiums oleraceum, is known in New Zealand, as "Cook's Scurvy Grass" because...

Alpine Rock Cress Uses Ribonucleic Acid To Tell When It’s The Right Time To Flower
2013-06-10 15:52:15

Max Planck Institute Perennial plants flower only when they have reached a certain age and been subjected to the cold. These two circumstances prevent the plant from starting to flower during winter. George Coupland and his fellow scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research in Cologne have now discovered that the Alpine rock cress determines its age based on the quantity of a short ribonucleic acid. Perennial plants carefully balance periods of growth and...

2013-05-01 23:01:09

Look for produce industry innovator, Tanimura & Antle´s Artisan Lettuce on the nationally-syndicated nutrition news show, Appetite for Health, during May, National Salad Month. Two separate segments, “Heart-Smart Salads” and “The Mediterranean Diet” will air across the United States in more than 250 media markets on May 6 and May 15 on The Daily Buzz affiliates and May 16 and May 27 on ION Television´s Newswatch affiliates. Salinas, CA (PRWEB) May 01,...

2013-04-23 23:20:43

Produce Industry Leader, Tanimura & Antle introduces a new retail lettuce item, Little Gem's Sweet Lettuce. Little Gems, a long time favorite of culinary professionals, are a compact petite lettuce variety resembling a small romaine lettuce with slightly softer and sweeter leaves. Salinas, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 In 1849, adventurers to the City by the Bay filled their pockets with gold, discovering richness in the California soil. Today´s culinary adventurer can enrich their...

2013-03-24 23:02:20

“The Passionate Vegetable” by chef and educator Suzanne Landry reveals the pure simplicity and bountiful flavor of fresh vegetables with recipes that are easy and delicious. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 From the first tender pea shoots in spring to the last brilliant orange pumpkins in autumn, vegetables are the cook´s harbinger of the changing seasons. Vegetables are often thought of as sides that complement a main dish of meat, fish or poultry. While this is a...

2013-03-14 23:03:31

While Saint Patrick´s Day´s “go green” campaign typically conjures up images of parades inundated with green clad revelers guzzling green drinks, it´s also a great reminder that we should all try to incorporate more healthy, natural green foods into our everyday menus as part of a healthy lifestyle. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 While Saint Patrick´s Day´s “go green” campaign typically conjures up images of parades inundated with...

Botanist Discovers Cave Dwelling Nettle In China
2012-12-31 08:22:04

Pensoft Publishers South West China, Myanmar and Northern Vietnam contain one of the oldest exposed outcrops of limestone in the world. Within this area are thousands of caves and gorges. It is only recently that botanists have sought to explore the caves for plants. This exploration is yielding many new species new to science, that are known only from these habitats. The current study was published in the open access journal PhytoKeys. Kew botanist and nettle expert Alex Monro says,...

2012-12-28 15:09:18

South West China, Myanmar and Northern Vietnam contain one of the oldest exposed outcrops of limestone in the world. Within this area are thousands of caves and gorges. It is only recently that botanists have sought to explore the caves for plants. This exploration is yielding many new species new to science, that are known only from these habitats. The current study was published in the open access journal PhytoKeys. Kew botanist and nettle expert Alex Monro says, "When my Chinese...


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Leaf vegetables
2013-08-21 09:03:22

Leaf vegetables are leaves from various plants that are edible with some leaves having tender shoots, such as beet greens, attached. Leaf vegetables are very high in nutrition and may be used in various culinary dishes. While there are over a thousand species of leaf vegetables, they generally come from plants that are short-lived such as lettuce and spinach. Leaf vegetables are high in vitamin K which is caused from the photosynthesis that takes place during the growing phase. Anyone on...

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2009-04-28 21:04:39

The Plutella xylostella is often referred to as the Diamondback or Cabbage moth. This species is has a brief lifespan of only 14 days and is thought to have originated in the Mediterranean region of Europe, but has since dispersed across the world. This species is capable of reproducing quickly and can travel great distances. Diamondback are considered serious pests in warmer climates when the absence of a harsh winter prevents their eggs from being destroyed. The moths are resistant to...

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2009-04-28 15:40:33

Brassica tournefortii is a species of mustard plant that is more commonly known as Asian, African and Sahara mustard. It is very similar to other mustard species blooming annually with long stems reaching just over 3 feet in length, but the flowers are a duller yellow. Indigenous to North Africa and the Middle East, this species was transported accidentally to the United States by humans. It grows abundantly in the Sonoran and Mojave Deserts and in hot valleys of southern California....

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2009-04-28 15:37:54

Brassica rapa or Turnip Mustard is grown primarily as a leaf vegetable, root vegetable and an oilseed and is often referred to as a field mustard. Napa cabbage and turnip are members of this group. Varieties of this plant are used in experiments because they are easy to grow and require little attention and reach full maturity in 40 days. Some have even been used in botany experiments in space. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2009-04-28 15:35:18

Brassica oleracea is indigenous to the coastal areas of southern and western Europe and is often referred to as Wild Mustard. It is tolerant of salt and lime in the soil of its native lands. The plant grows tall and blooms biennially. Large sturdy leaves act as water storage. Once the plant is two years old a tall stem measuring 3 - 7 feet in height grows bearing a cluster of yellow flowers. This plant is flush with nutrients like vitamin C. Cultivars of this plant are categorized into...

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