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2014-09-18 23:06:14

Leading Banana Producer and Trusted Grocer Partner to Support Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin Coral Gables, FL (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Turbana is partnering with Sendik’s Food Market to donate a portion of proceeds to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. Once again, Turbana is participating in Sendik’s promotion, “7 Days, 7 Ways to Save” with Turbana bananas and Fyffes pineapples. Every Wednesday throughout fall, Fyffes pineapples will be two for $4 and Turbana bananas will be...

2014-09-16 23:09:37

Amaranth seed oil market report analyzes various marketing trends and establishes the most effective growth strategy in the market. It also focuses on the opportunities, drivers, burning issues, restraints and winning imperatives.(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/amaranth-oil-market-173447497.html) (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 According to the new market research report, “Amaranth Seed Oil Market by Extraction type (SFE, Cold Pressed, Organic Solvent, & Others), and by...

2014-09-15 16:26:27

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summary "2014 Market Research Report on Global Basmati Rice Industry" was professional and depth research report on Global Basmati Rice industry. The report firstly introduced Basmati Rice basic information included Basmati Rice definition classification application industry chain structure industry overview; Then introduce North America (United States ) Europe (the United Kingdom Italy Spain etc) Asia (China Thailand) Key players 2009-2014...

2014-09-12 23:01:32

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Crop Protection (Pesticides) Market Report - 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The report studies the crop protection market on a global scale and its various segments and also provides detailed information regarding the key regional markets. The competition in the global crop protection market is intense with few large players viz. Syngenta AG, Bayer CropScience AG, BASF SE and Dow. In...

2014-09-11 23:04:15

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “District Cooling Market by Application (Commercial, Residential, Industrial and Others) – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 District cooling finds usage based on end-user applications. It is used for commercial, residential, industrial, and others. Their major application is in the commercial and residential sector. These include commercial complexes, offices, airports, museums,...

2014-09-03 23:04:43

KEEN New York Wins $25,000 Partnership with Leading Banana Producer, Turbana Coral Gables, Florida (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 After a month of encouraging individuals to vote, share and voice their opinion in Turbana’s “Win 25K For Your Cause” Facebook contest, the leading banana producer has tallied the votes and is happy to announce that KEEN New York is the official winner of a $25,000 partnership. The interactive and fully integrated campaign gave Turbana’s community the power...

2014-09-03 00:21:40

LONDON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Seed Treatment: Technologies and Global Marketshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1863181/Seed-Treatment-Technologies-and-Global-Markets.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThis report provides the reader with a detailed analysis of the global seed treatment market. It also discusses technological developments and equipments, evolution of seed treatment, future trends and opportunities. This...

Generating A Genome To Feed The World
2014-07-30 03:50:10

By Shelley Littin, University of Arizona An international team of scientists led by the UA has sequenced the genome of African rice. The genetic information will enhance scientists' and agriculturalists' understanding of the growing patterns of African rice, as well as enable the development of new rice varieties that are better able to cope with increasing environmental stressors to help solve global hunger challenges. The paper, "The genome sequence of African rice (Oryza...

2014-07-21 08:28:12

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Snack Pellets Market by Type (Potato, Corn, Rice, Tapioca, Mixed Grain and Others) & by Geography - Global Trends and Forecasts to 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2232387/Snack-Pellets-Market-by-Type-Potato-Corn-Rice-Tapioca-Mixed-Grain-and-Others--by-Geography---Global-Trends-and-Forecasts-to-2019.html Snack pellets are semi-finished expandable snack that are manufactured using...

2014-07-19 23:00:10

Turbana Corporation, a leading importer of tropical produce in North America, including bananas, plantains, and pineapples is offering $25 K to the community organization that receives the most "tally" from the public in Facebook campaign. Coral Gables, Fla. (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Giving Back Without Holding Back: Turbana Puts Power in Consumers’ Hands with a Chance to Nominate a Community Cause to Win $25K Produce Company Taps Into Community Opinion To Find A New Social...


Latest Tropical agriculture Reference Libraries

Avocado Tree, Persea americana
2014-02-14 16:17:00

Persea americana is a flowering plant that belongs to the Lauraceae family. It is widely known as the Avocado tree. P. americana is a tree that grows up to 66 feet tall. It has alternately arranged leaves that measure about 5 to 10 inches long. Its flowers are tiny and greenish-yellow, measuring .2 to .4 inches in diameter. The tree’s popular, pear shaped green fruit measures 2.8 to 7.9 inches long and weighs between 3.5 and 35 ounces. It contains a single large seed, measuring 2 to 2.5...

Prince Sago, Cycas taitungensis
2014-01-30 08:47:59

Cycas taitungensis is a species of cycad plant. The species belongs to the Cycadaceae family. C. taitungensis may also be referred to as Prince sago or Emperor sago. Currently the plant faces serious threat of extinction due to habitat destruction and plant collectors. The species is native to southeastern Taiwan. C. taitungensis range throughout the third largest county, Taitung County. The C. taitungensis is a relatively medium sized plant. Its trunk is typically almost 14 inches in...

Queen Sago Palm, Cycas rumphii
2014-01-30 08:32:40

Cycas rumphii is a palm-like species of cycad plant. The plant may also be referred to as Queen sago or the Queen sago palm. This species is a member of the Cycadaceae family and is native to the Malesian region. The C. rumphii is a relatively small plant reaching approximately 33 feet. Its trunk is grey with diamond patterned bark and measures up to 16 inches in diameter. Its leaves typically grow between 4.9 and 8.2 feet long. Leaves have a bright green coloration and a glossy surface....

King Sago, Cycas revoluta
2014-01-30 08:11:54

Cycas revoluta is a species of seed producing, cycad plant. The species may also be referred to as King sago, Sago cycad or the Japanese sago palm. The plant originated in southern Japan. It is used in the production of sago, a cooking starch or can be displayed as a decorative plant. C. revoluta gets its name from the Latin word meaning “curled back”, referring to its leaves. Its leaves are shiny and dark green in coloration. The C. revoluta species have trunks that measures...

Queen Sago, Cycas circinalis
2014-01-30 07:56:38

Cycas circinalis is a species of cycad plant. also referred to as the Queen sago. C. circinalis is native to Sri Lanka, although it is a widely cultivated plant. C. circinalis is commonly used for landscape, decorative purposes and may be used as a food source. The plant’s seeds are carefully soaked, ground and used to make flour. You will often find its flour used in tortillas, tamales and soups. The palm-like plant is a slow growing species. C. circinalis are known to have a short,...

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