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A Purdue University researcher has found a sort of fountain of youth for tomatoes that extends their shelf life by about a week.
SAN ANTONIO, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, San Antonio-based NatureSweetÂ® in partnership with local organizations, Stroller Strides and SAMMinistries, kicked off the SunBursts Stroller Project, a two-part program to provide more than 25 families in need with new baby strollers and fun, stroller-based exercise classes.
NEW YORK, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Dressings & Sauces (ADS), a trade association of salad dressing and sauce manufacturers and suppliers to the industry, welcomes May as National Salad Month.
Model based on solar radiation accurately predicts yields.
SAN ANTONIO, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- To spread the word about NatureSweetÂ® CherubsÂ® bite-sized tomatoes as the sweetest snacking tomato, NatureSweet Cherubs is teaming up with Radio Disney to support the network's new programming feature, "N.B.T.: Making It Big." The multi-platform daily programming feature chronicles the rise of Allstar Weekend, Radio Disney's inaugural year N.B.T.
Research opens up great possibilities for starting plantations in low luminous intensity zones.
APTOS, Calif., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tomato Products Wellness Council (TPWC) can think of hundreds of reasons why Americans should make tomato products a regular part of their diet.
Weizmann Institute scientists unravel the genetic secrets of a pink tomato.
WARMINSTER, Pa., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- W.
An Ohio State University program is teaching tomato farmers in Uganda how to cut their pesticide use in half while improving production, officials said. Farmers in the Integrated Pest Management program get 2.5 times more money for their produce using traditional farming practices taught in the program, Ugandan farmer Matthew Ssekabembe said. The four-year program, also in use in Kenya and Tanzania, was funded by $800,000 from the U.S.
Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...
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