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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.

2015-03-11 23:02:00

King Kullen offers tips and advice on how to throw the best holiday-themed parties. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) March 11, 2015 St.

2015-03-04 23:06:53

DMG Productions explores the latest innovations in crop production. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) March 04, 2015 American Farmer announced today that they will

2015-01-07 12:28:04

Selecting healthy foods may be more important than adhering to a glycemic index diet when it comes to reducing risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes DENVER, Jan.

2015-01-02 23:01:00

The Modified Starch market is flourishing in Europe with its diverse commodity sources characterized in the EU starch industry.

2014-12-23 12:23:22

Indulge without the bulge MISSION, Kan., Dec.

2014-12-18 23:01:47

To date, nine varieties of freeze-dried Fruit Crisps and Fruit Clusters have earned recognition for being in compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standards Rochester,


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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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cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.