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2012-10-05 23:01:33

50 SHADES OF KALE by Dr. Drew Ramsey and veteran cookbook author Jennifer Iserloh is a colorful, delicious, and fun cookbook with 50 decadent recipes using Mother Nature´s top super food. From breakfast to cocktails, Kaleonnaise to Thai´d Up Roughage, readers learn fifty new pleasing ways to partner kale. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 Launched this month on Amazon.com, 50 SHADES OF KALE (50shadesofkale.com) by Dr. Drew Ramsey and veteran cookbook author Jennifer Iserloh...

Bronze Age Trade Connections Revealed By Ancient Stinging Nettles
2012-09-28 14:22:15

A piece of nettle cloth retrieved from Denmark's richest known Bronze Age burial mound Lusehøj may actually derive from Austria, new findings suggest. The cloth thus tells a surprising story about long-distance Bronze Age trade connections around 800 BC. The findings have just been published in Nature's online journal Scientific Reports. 2,800 years ago, one of Denmark's richest and most powerful men died. His body was burned. And the bereaved wrapped his bones in a cloth...

Plant Tricks Mouse Into Spitting Out Its Seeds
2012-06-16 05:04:27

[ Watch the Video ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com A plant in the Israeli desert has developed a ℠toxic mustard bomb´ which causes the spiny mouse that eats its berries to spit out the seeds like a child munching on watermelon. Researchers found that enzymes within the seeds of the sweet mignonette berries activate toxic substances in its pulp, which would otherwise go unnoticed, according to a new study published online in the journal Current Biology. When an unknowing...

2012-04-06 05:24:23

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- According to a new study, eating cruciferous vegetables, such as greens, cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, improved the survival ratings of Chinese women diagnosed with breast cancer. Sarah J. Nechuta, M.P.H., Ph.D., a postdoctoral research fellow at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn, and her colleagues investigated the role of cruciferous vegetables in breast cancer survival in the Shanghai Breast Cancer Survival Study, a prospective study of 4,886 Chinese...

2012-04-02 23:02:45

Today, industry leading fresh vegetable grower and marketer Tanimura & Antle announces a summertime consumer sweepstakes promotion starting May 1st and running through July 2012. Kicking off National Salad Month and continuing through peak salad season, this integrated program promotes 3 Tanimura & Antle Artisan® products–Artisan Lettuce, Romaine and Boston lettuces. The promotion includes seasonal packaging that will offer consumers a weekly sweepstakes of $1,000–for...

2011-12-26 08:00:00

The Vegetable Cultivation & Production Magazine Olericulture.org has newly included 283 resources to its Chinese Cabbage category. Chinese Cabbage is the tight-heading type of Oriental cabbages. One major type of Chinese cabbage has elongated, cylindrical heads whereas the other has short, blunt, barrel shaped heads. (PRWEB) December 26, 2011 Olericulture is the science and technology of cultivating and producing vegetables. Within this discipline, the Vegetable Research Magazine...

2011-12-09 15:05:00

E. coli lawyers at Marler Clark, the nation's leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness, have filed a lawsuit on behalf of St. Louis woman who allegedly contracted E. coli after eating romaine lettuce at a salad bar in a local Schnucks supermarket ST. LOUIS, MO (PRWEB) December 09, 2011 Marler Clark, the nationâs leading law firm representing victims of E. coli outbreaks, along with St. Louis-based law firm Aleshire Robb & Sivils filed a lawsuit today on...


Latest Leaf vegetables Reference Libraries

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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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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