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SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Allens, Inc., the largest privately held vegetable company in the U.S., is proud to announce their upcoming expansions in Van Buren, AR and Oakfield, NY and a new plant acquisition in Ft. Worth, TX.
Wild potato germplasm that offers resistance to some major potato diseases has been identified by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists.
A recent study conducted by scientists with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and cooperators shows the potato germplasm Neo-Tuberosum, used by potato breeders to develop new cultivars, has origins that can be traced to Chile, not to the Andes as previously believed.
When it comes to potentially doubling the output of the world's fourth largest food crop, the secret may be in the spit.
Potatoes come in all shapes, sizes and colors-including tubers with red, yellow, orange and purple flesh.
Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in North Dakota are evaluating the storage properties of promising new potato varieties that could greatly improve potato quality for growers throughout the United States.
Irish potato, one of the world's major food crops, is increasingly grown and processed for use in various products; consider the popularity of consumer favorites like French fries and potato chips.
LOS ANGELES, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Yes To Carrots, The Environmental Media Association and Emmanuelle Chriqui are proud to announce the launch of the "Yes To Carrots Garden Challenge" for public schools nationwide. "At Yes To Carrots we're always striving to find new ways to improve the lives of our most important members of society--children," said Ido Leffler, Yes To Carrots Co-Founder.
Five new potato breeding lines being tested by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and collaborators could open the door to new varieties of the crop that resist powdery scab and black dot diseases, caused by the fungi Spongospora subterranea and Colletotrichum coccodes, respectively.
EAGLE, Idaho, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen of the nation's most acclaimed chefs battled it out for a "good cause" at the fourth annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival's Burger Bash hosted by the Food Network's Rachael Ray.
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...