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The Weed Science Society of America says those weeds overrunning your lawn or garden may have redeeming value. Some are actually edible and can make a tasty addition to your dinner table. But exercise caution and make certain you know what you're gathering.
New Offerings to Expand Canola Grower Choices Monheim, Germany and Des Moines, Iowa (PRWEB) April 18, 2011 Bayer CropScience and DuPont announced today that they have entered into a global licensing agreement for a canola herbicide tolerance trait.
Breeding lines prove dieback resistant, show improved shelf life.
New research into the health benefits of beetroot juice suggests it's not only athletes who can benefit from its performance enhancing properties â€“ its physiological effects could help the elderly or people with heart or lung-conditions enjoy more active lives.
Researchers have uncovered the genetic basis of remarkable broad-spectrum resistance to a viral infection that, in some parts of the world, is the most important pathogen affecting leafy and arable brassica crops including broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, swede and oilseed rape.
Saving vulnerable indigenous crop diversity is key to developing crops in the future and promoting healthier diets.
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Far from being a food spoiler, the fluorescent lighting in supermarkets actually can boost the nutritional value of fresh spinach, scientists are reporting.
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LOVES PARK, Ill., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rachael Ray Show fans across the United States will discover the great taste and crunch of one of the hottest selling, new cracker brands in the U.S.
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...
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...
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....
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
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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