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2015-05-20 08:26:59

DUBLIN, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w78lsl/global_cationic)

2015-05-08 12:23:42

DENVER, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- From soup to strata and everything in between, creative cooking with your kids just got easier! The United States Potato Board (USPB) and The Kids Cook Monday

2015-05-06 04:21:59

SHANGHAI, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr Jaspreet Singh, Senior Research Officer from Riddet institute of Massey University, will deliver a speech at the 2015 Asian Starch Conference, to be

2015-04-22 08:39:55

Follow The Truck Any Day, Any Time On www.potatotracker.com EAGLE, Idaho, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The world's largest potato on wheels embarked on its fourth cross-country tour

2015-04-09 04:22:53

DALLAS, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The biological seed treatment market is segmented by type, crop type, region type and analyzed in terms of value ($million) to 2019.

2015-04-08 08:25:56

LONDON, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to cater to the demands for healthy food products with least ecological impacts, farmers are looking to adopt natural compounds and mineral fertilizers

2015-04-03 12:23:03

DENVER, April 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pregnant and craving potatoes? Well, eat up! A new study presented this week at the 2015 Experimental Biology meeting in Boston, MA indicates vegetable

2015-04-02 12:34:14

DALLAS, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Biological Seed Treatment Market by Type (Microbial & Botanicals), Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds, &

2015-03-30 12:31:38

Research suggests consistent and early exposure to a variety of vegetables, including white potatoes, may help increase intake and fill nutrient gaps BOSTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-03-25 12:26:24

LONDON, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Market demand for years 2009, 2013, 2014 and forecasts for years 2015, 2016 and 2017.


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Potato Puffer, Tetraodon miurus
2013-02-17 08:21:54

Image Credit: Jamie C/Wikipedia The potato puffer, also called the Congo puffer, inhabits freshwater rivers of Africa, primarily in the Congo basin, occasionally found in flowing rapids. This puffer is a very inactive bottom dweller, burying itself in the sandy river bed waiting for prey to pass by. Although the potato puffer is a very aggressive predator, it also hides to keep out of sight from other predators. Where the bottom is solid and this fish cannot bury itself, it will change...

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2011-02-23 17:36:42

Potato virus Y (PVY) is a plant pathogenic virus of the family Potyviridae. It is one of the most important plant viruses affecting potatoes. Infection results in various symptoms depending on the strain. Production loss is the most mild of the symptoms and "˜potato tuber necrotic ringspot disease' is the worst. Ringspot renders potatoes unmarketable and can therefore result in a major loss of income. Aphid vectors transmit PVY but it can also remain dormant in seed potatoes. The South...

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2005-08-25 11:12:07

The Jerusalem cricket (Stenopelmatus) is a genus of large, flightless insects native to western United States, along the Pacific Coast, and south into Mexico. Because of its large, human-like head, it is commonly called the nino de la tierra (Spanish for "child of the earth"), or wó see ts'inii (Navajo for "skull insect"). It is also often called the potato bug, or alternatively the old bald-headed man. Despite their name, Jerusalem crickets are not true crickets. Also, Potato bugs are...

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begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
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The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.