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2014-09-03 00:22:58

JAKARTA and BALI, Indonesia, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh Grow International has agreed to supply its King Tomato branded fresh produce to one of the leading luxury resorts in Bali, The Four Seasons Hotel. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/142259 The premium brand has been used in Bali's renowned Sundara restaurant for several months, seeing high rates in customer satisfaction surveys. The Four Seasons Jimbaran, Executive Chef, Gregory Bunt, commented, "The...

2014-09-02 23:09:11

After extensive work in west and southern Africa, Got Produce? ® has now expanded into East Africa and has signed their first Franchisee in Tanzania near the bustling port of Dar es Salaam. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Got Produce?® announces today their newest franchisee, Monitrac International, DBA Got Produce?® Tanzania. After extensive work in west and southern Africa, Got Produce? ® has now expanded into East Africa and has signed their first...

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2014-08-29 07:09:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Our society seems fraught with fraud. There are fraudulent products, fraudulent services, fraudulent identities and now fraudulent food. The organic food market is growing, with consumers quite willing to pay more for fruits, vegetables and more that are labeled "organic." But are the food products they are being sold truly organic? A new study from the Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority, published in the Journal of...

Genome Of Stress-tolerant Tomato Relative Sequenced
2014-07-30 03:56:37

By Andy Fell, UC Davis The genome of Solanum pennellii, a wild relative of the domestic tomato, has been published by an international group of researchers including the labs headed by Professors Neelima Sinha and Julin Maloof at the UC Davis Department of Plant Biology. The new genome information may help breeders produce tastier, more stress-tolerant tomatoes. The work, published July 27 in the journal Nature Genetics, was lead by Björn Usadel and colleagues at Aachen University in...

2014-07-10 23:07:40

DMG Productions explores the latest innovations in crop production. Woodland, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Ag Seeds announced today they will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer, airing fourth quarter on RFD-TV. American Farmer will explore Ag Seeds, founded in 1975, whose mission is to identify and sell genetics that are adapted to the changing needs of California Agriculture and that contribute to the sustainable production of safe and nutritious food. American Farmer will...

Open-pollinated, Hybrid Tomatoes Compared In Variety Evaluation Study
2014-06-24 03:56:13

American Society for Horticultural Science The recent surge in organic farming has created a need for enhanced research efforts to inform the agricultural sector. George Boyhan from the Department of Horticulture at the University of Georgia says that "variety evaluations"--studies that evaluate and develop crop varieties specifically suited for organic production--can be particularly useful to organic producers. "There continues to be need for variety evaluation trials, as many of the...

2014-06-11 12:30:22

Combining new product developments with sustainability and crop expertise to add value to the tomato supply chain LAKE GARDA, Italy, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 11(th) World Processing Tomato Congress, which was held from June 8 through today in Sirmione, Italy, Bayer CropScience presented its broad portfolio of products and solutions that support the success and sustainability of the processing tomato industry. Experts from the company showcased recent product...

Ketchup And Other Tomato Products May Help Stave Off Heart Disease
2014-06-10 08:15:57

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Mediterranean diet has long been touted as a surefire way to improve cardiac health, but it has been a mystery as to what the underlying mechanism of the diet was that helped keep the heart healthy. Now, researchers from University of Cambridge say tomatoes may be the answer. The researchers, publishing a paper in the journal PLOS ONE, have found that a daily supplement of an extract found in tomatoes may improve blood vessel...

2014-06-09 08:35:25

FlashRouters Initiates Open Source Giving Program with a $15,000 Pledge to Underfunded Projects DD-WRT, Tomato, and OpenSSL RUTHERFORD, N.J., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NSA surveillance, the Heartbleed bug, Snowden leaks-- these recent alarming headlines provide evidence of a consistent disregard for individual privacy and infringement on personal freedom by governments and corporations. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140606/95738 Photo -...

2014-06-04 23:16:11

GoFresh of the Curaçao has become a Got Produce franchise, increasing their capacity to provide fresh produce to the Curaçao hospitality market using Got Produce advanced hydroponic systems. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 After four years of extensive research into sustainable agriculture, GoFresh of the Curaçao has become a Got Produce franchise, increasing their capacity to provide fresh produce to the Curacao hospitality market using Got Produce advanced...

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2005-09-08 09:32:38

The larva of the moth Helicoverpa zea is a major agricultural pest for cotton (where it is known as the cotton bollworm), corn (where it is known as the corn earworm), tomatoes (where it is the tomato fruitworm), and many other crops. The adult moth, pictured here is a pollinator. It is very cosmopolitan in what plants it will use as larval food.

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