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2014-05-15 16:30:19

The World's FIRST portable & modular plant shade device for backyard gardeners MONTCLAIR, N.J., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- I'm Mark Khan, the inventor of the PlantBrolly, a recently launched Kickstarter project https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/724357767/protecting-your-plants-from-too-much-sun Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140515/87973 The PlantBrolly came about because I needed to shade my ornamental plants from a sun that seems to be getting hotter every year....

2014-02-19 23:28:26

Look for Tanimura & Antle in the Toss it Up Salad Bar arena and at the Plant-a-Pot interactive booth at Yuma Lettuce Days March 1 – 2, held at the Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park. This is the fourth consecutive year that Tanimura & Antle has supported this community festival that celebrates Yuma’s agricultural industry through interactive displays and culinary demonstrations. Yuma, AZ (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Look for Tanimura & Antle in the Toss it Up Salad Bar...

2013-11-19 16:40:15

Mixture of blue and red lights recommended to enhance lettuce quality, yield In the life cycle of plants, most developmental processes are dependent on light. Significant biological processes such as germination, shade avoidance, circadian rhythms, and flower induction are all affected by light. Recent advancements in the use of LED lighting in plant and vegetable production systems has researchers looking for insights into the effects of these artificial lights on the growth and yield of...

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...

Lettuce That Could Sprout Year Round
2013-03-29 10:58:06

University of California, Davis A team of researchers, led by a University of California, Davis, plant scientist, has identified a lettuce gene and related enzyme that put the brakes on germination during hot weather – a discovery that could lead to lettuces that can sprout year-round, even at high temperatures. The study also included researchers from Arcadia Biosciences and Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, India. The finding is particularly important to the nearly...

2013-03-28 23:01:06

Produce industry leader, Tanimura & Antle donated 126 pounds of Artisan Lettuce for the “World´s Largest School Lunch Tray” event facilitated by PBS show, "Bringing it Home with Laura McIntosh," as part of the annual California Ag Day festivities in Sacramento March 20. Salinas, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2013 SALINAS, CA. (March 28, 2013) — Produce industry leader, Tanimura & Antle donated 126 pounds of Artisan Lettuce for the “World´s Largest School...

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...

2011-12-12 21:57:59

Treated seedlings are healthier, more vigorous after transplanting The quality of agricultural seedlings is important to crop growth and yield after transplantation. Good quality seedlings exhibit characteristics such as thick stems, thick leaves, dark green leaves, and large white roots. Scientists have long known that plant development and physiology are strongly influenced by the light spectrum, which affects seedling structure. Raising seedlings irradiated with blue light has been...


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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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