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World yam collection in Nigeria provides ultimate rescue for African yam diversity in an initiative to conserve critical crop collections backed by the Global Crop Diversity Trust.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A new alliance of carrot growers dubbed 'A Bunch of Carrot Farmers' - spearheaded by Bakersfield, Calif., based Bolthouse Farms - has launched the first-ever advertising and marketing campaign for Baby Carrots.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.
Monsanto Co has been dealt a major setback as a federal judge on Friday banned the planting of genetically engineered sugar beets by the biotech giant.
PLANO, Texas, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Lay's, America's favorite potato chip and a brand from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, announced a unique "fresh rush delivery" of Lay's potato chips to the Wisconsin State Fair this weekend.
LIMA, Peru, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Indra K. Nooyi, chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP), visited Peru this week to announce that the company is investing USD $3 million over the next three years to create the Agricultural Development Center of Peru (CEDAP).
NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Enjoy hands-on activities and special demonstrations all summer long as Naper Settlement celebrates "Summer at the Settlement" at its historic museum village, located at 523 S. Webster St. in Naperville.
PLANO, Texas, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Lay'sÂ®, America's favorite potato chip and a leading brand from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, unveiled today a mobile greenhouse designed to bring a rural farm experience to the center of metropolitan areas across the country.
In the battle against soil fungi that discolor horseradish roots and can render the entire crop unsellable, one researcher found that subjecting the roots to hot water before planting was most effective in killing the pathogen in propagative root stocks.
The nitrate content of beetroot juice is the underlying cause of its blood pressure lowering benefits, research from Queen Mary University of London revealed Monday.
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
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....
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...
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...