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Knowing when and where to spray is as important as what to spray.
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Research into the potato tuber at the Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development and at the NEIKER-Tecnalia Technology Centre has, in recent years, focused on the development of new varieties of potato adapted to Spanish agro-climatic conditions.
EAGLE, Idaho, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Three weeks ago Boise native and Idaho potato fan, Kristin Armstrong won the 2009 UCI Road World Championships in Mendriso, Switzerland and today she hit the airwaves to talk taters to thousands of consumers across the country.
DENVER, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's announcement by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) naming potatoes to the list of the "Top 10 Riskiest Foods Regulated by the U.S.
It's been cultivated for at least 7,000 years and spread from South America to grow on every continent except Antarctica. Now the humble potato has had its genome sequenced.
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- One potato, two potato, three potato, four...the more DeeAmore potatoes America eats, the more forests are restored. It's the DeeAmore "Buy One Get One Tree" program, and it's just in time for earth-friendly, budget-friendly holiday gift-giving. Mr.
DENVER, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Myth or fact? It is possible to create affordable and nutritious meals from scratch in under thirty minutes without ever turning on the oven.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency announced the recall of Huipu-brand dried sweet potatoes because they might contain undeclared sulfites. The agency and Uncle T Foods Ltd.
British researchers found drinking beetroot juice made it possible to exercise up to 14 percent longer.
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...