Latest Root vegetables Stories

2008-12-29 23:12:09

Many think weight gain is inevitable as days grow colder but a group of U.S.

2008-12-08 04:06:00

DENVER, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer research confirms what we already know -- that U.S. consumers have cut spending significantly over the past six months.

2008-09-16 09:00:35

Gone are the days when the only way to make homemade mashed potatoes was to spend a lot of time laboring in the kitchen.

2008-09-15 18:00:18

By PAULA LAMB Years ago, my mother used to grow a sweet potato in a jar. I tried it, but the potato just rotted. What do you think I did wrong? When you tried this, you said that you put most of the potato down into the water. I think that this was the problem.

2008-09-14 17:45:00

Researchers all over the globe are teaming up to crack the genetic code of the potato as global food prices and populations surge.

2008-09-10 09:00:31

HEALTH has led to wealth for Darlington-based JLM Global Foods. After wowing health-conscious exhibitors at a trade event in Germany, the low-fat snack manufacturer's potato crisps are now being sold across Belgium under a private label.

2008-09-02 06:00:21

Danisco Sugar has opened a new plant for the production of bioethanol based on sugar beet. The plant is located adjacent to Danisco's sugar factory in Anklam, Germany. The plant represents an investment of about DKK200 million and has a capacity of 56 million liters of ethanol annually.

2008-08-24 00:00:27

I t IS what you do with them that matters, is something I hear frequently when chefs and growers talk about potatoes. For most of us, a potato is something to be boiled, baked, roasted or made into chips and crisps.

2008-08-19 09:00:50

DENVER, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Potato Board launched a national print advertising campaign today as part of its continued effort to educate consumers about the nutritional benefits of potatoes.

2008-08-14 15:00:45

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the nationwide recall of Flower-brand dried sweet potato due to a labeling error. The FDA said the Hop Lee Trading Co. Inc.

Latest Root vegetables Reference Libraries

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

2009-04-17 14:44:19

The Fairy Lily (Zephyranthes candida) also known as the White Rain Lily, is a species of plant native to the Rio de la Plata region of South America including Argentina and Uruguay. It is also found in Paraguay and Chile. Other common names for this plant are August rain lily, White zephyr lily, Peruvian swamp-lily, Zephyr flower, and Autumn zephyr lily. The Fairy Lily is a white hybridized species of a flower that is usually found in pink flowering form. It grows from 6 to 10 inches tall....

2005-07-12 16:47:45

Daylily comprises the small genus Hemerocallis of flowering plants in the family Hemerocallidaceae. The name Hemerocallis is based on the Greek words for day and beauty, which reflects the fact that the individual flowers last for only one day. They open at sunrise and wither at sunset, to be replaced by another one (sometimes two or none) on the same stem the next day. Originally from Eurasia, a native from Europe to China, Korea, and Japan, their large showy flowers have made them...

2005-06-23 11:13:55

The Tiger lily (Lilium lancifolium or Tigerlily) is a large and spectacular flower which is also cultivated in Asia for its edible bulb. Like other true lilies, the flowers are borne on an erect stem with linear leaves. The American 'red lily' or 'wild lily' (Lilium philadelphicum) is also sometimes known as the 'tiger lily' because of its black spotted flowers. This lily also has an edible bulb and was eaten by the American Indians. Lilium columbianum from the Pacific Northwest is...

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