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2014-04-16 14:03:07

Economic botany study shows importance of 'Culinary Cultural Conservation': Preserving cuisine when moving to climatically, culturally, and agriculturally different environments Tucked away in Hartford, Connecticut, a Puerto Rican community is creating a tropical home away from home through cuisine that is so authentic it has caught the attention of scientists. David W. Taylor (University of Portland) and Gregory J. Anderson (University of Connecticut) took a close look at the fresh crops...

2014-04-16 00:20:38

BASEL, Switzerland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Strong start to European season -- Ongoing emerging market growth -- North American season delayed by weather -- On track to achieve full year sales growth target Sales in the first quarter of 2014 increased by 5 percent at constant exchange rates. The increase in reported sales was 2 percent owing to the depreciation of a number of emerging market currencies against the dollar. Integrated sales Integrated sales rose...

2014-04-15 23:14:15

Rise-N-Shine LLC, the maker of the natural supplement Wake Up On Time, will help re-energize moms this Mother’s Day. Sparta, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Rise-N-Shine LLC, the maker of the natural supplement Wake Up On Time, will help re-energize moms this Mother’s Day. Wake Up On Time is the missing secret ingredient to every busy moms’ day that will help her regain her lost energy and still keep her World’s Greatest Mom title. This revolutionary supplement is a proprietary blend of...

2014-04-08 12:33:27

Tighter Crop and Livestock Inventories Lift Market Sentiment DENVER, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Record-high animal protein and dairy prices, volatile grain and oilseed prices, and steady-to-lower cropland values reflect agricultural markets in transition, according to CoBank's new quarterly economic report. The U.S. grain markets continue to anticipate record crops in the coming year, leading to higher inventories and lower prices. While the large 2013-14 grain harvest pushed...

2014-03-27 23:22:03

The Potato Farming industry has benefited from several factors over the five years to 2014, including the wide acceptance of industry products which has helped sustain steady demand from downstream markets, and over the five years to 2019, the industry will continue to benefit from increasing demand from emerging economies and the growing popularity of organic and niche potato varieties, which will create new markets for industry products and contribute to rising industry revenue. For...

2014-03-26 16:24:06

DUBLIN, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8f36ft/annually_updated) has announced the addition of the "Annually Updated Market Data: Producer of Cassava Starch in China" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8f36ft/annually_updated ] subscription to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This market data is presented as an online dataset that has been verified...

2014-03-26 08:31:47

DUBLIN, Mar. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l3tw5h/research_report ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Chinese Grain Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Due to the imbalanced relation between the supply and demand of grains, China has to import a large number of grains. Before 2003, the export scale of agricultural products in China was larger than...

2014-03-26 08:31:46

DUBLIN, Mar. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lwv9bk/research_report ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Chinese Corn Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Corn is an important grain variety in China. According to government data, the output volume of corns in 2012 was 208.12 million tons, increasing by 15.34 million tons YOY. Corn ranks the...

2014-03-20 23:32:42

The New “Amazing Benefits Of Pineapple For Health” report on the website HealthReviewCenter.com delivers to readers simple and easy tips to use pineapples properly. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Pineapple contains bromelain, an enzyme that can help reduce arthritis pain by easing inflammation. Pineapple also is a good source of vitamin C that helps boost the immune system. “Amazing Benefits Of Pineapple For Health,” a new report created by Brian Sanson on the site...

2014-03-10 23:27:59

Eating nutritious food is important for people on a gluten-free diet so they can maintain good health. In celebration of March as National Nutrition Month, Carol Fenster, author of Gluten-Free 101: The Essential Beginner’s Guide to Easy Gluten-Free Cooking, offers tips for following a healthy diet while still avoiding gluten. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Eating nutritious food is important for people on a gluten-free diet so they can maintain good health. In celebration of March as National...


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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