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2014-07-17 08:25:34

DALLAS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Corn Syrup Industry, 2009-2019", "Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Corn Starch Industry, 2009-2019" and "Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Corn Oil Industry, 2009-2019" reports to its research database. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140716/127672 Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Corn Syrup Industry, 2009-2019 is a...

2014-07-11 23:02:26

The high prices of the past five years are therefore expected to fall in the early part of the next five years, leading farmers to limit their cropland devoted to corn and focus on higher-margin crops. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Corn Farming industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 The Corn Farming industry experienced solid growth during the five years to 2014 on the heels of fresh biofuel...

2014-07-10 16:22:02

- Yield gains continue across sorghum product lines THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERE), an agricultural biotechnology and seed company, announced today financial results for the three months ended May 31, 2014 and provided an update on its business. Ceres reported that the company and its customers have made continued progress in product performance this growing season in Brazil, which concluded in June, despite dry and hot conditions that affected...

2014-07-07 23:04:12

Produce Brand Taps into Community Opinion to Find a New Social Program to Support Via "Growing Smiles, Sharing Goodness" Movement Coral Gables, FL (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Corporations often donate money to charities or non-profits, but it’s rare to find an organization that lets the consumer decide where their support should go. Turbana is taking its social movement, “Growing Smiles, Sharing Goodness,” to a new level by encouraging the community to speak up and choose causes...

2014-07-02 23:00:46

While health food, soft drink and consumer product companies are riding the wave of the coconut water and all-things-coconut trend, researchers such as Sporometrics’ Dr. Yaima Arocha-Rosete are working hard in the lab and field to combat disease in coconut trees. Sporometrics' is proud to announce that Dr. Arocha-Rosete is among the team of researchers to first report the molecular identification of the phyotoplasma (a bacteria-like organism) associated with a lethal disease in...

2014-06-30 23:15:37

Shane Michaels releases a review of Panaseeda Amaranth Seed Oil, a high-quality nutritional supplement that has proven to increase longevity and combat some of the most threatening environmental culprits. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Panaseeda’s Amaranth Seed Oil distributed by Activation Products, Inc. that has shown to help people combat life-threatening environment culprits and instead find improved longevity, vitality, and strength has caught the attention of Shane Michaels,...

VIR Gene Gives Reliable Visual Cue For Oil Palm Fruit Ripeness
2014-06-30 03:00:37

Canale Communications A genetic discovery by a team of scientists from the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), aided by scientists from Orion Genomics, paves the way for increased production of palm oil, which accounts for 45 percent of the world's edible oil, while also helping to conserve sensitive wild habitats at risk of being turned into agricultural land. In the study published in the journal Nature Communications, the scientists identified the VIR gene as responsible for fruit...

2014-06-16 23:08:25

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Organic Rice Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Organic Rice Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on the Global and China Organic Rice market. The report provides basic Organic Rice information, including Organic Rice definition, classification, application, and industry chain structure as well as...

2014-06-09 08:29:46

Winners Celebrated as the Influencers Shaping the Natural Products Market BOULDER, Colo., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Hope Natural Media and Sterling-Rice Group today unveiled the NEXTY Popular Vote award winners. More than 100 brands from across the Foods & Beverages, Supplements and Ingredients, and Beauty and Natural Living industries are being celebrated as the products shaping a healthy future for natural products. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140605/94857 To view...

Genomes Of 3,000 Rice Strains Published On World Hunger Day
2014-05-28 12:49:01

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online When we Americans think of hunger, chances are that we picture a famished child from one third world nation or another. And to be honest, most Americans perhaps never really think of hunger in the first place. So it might be surprising to learn that some 50 million Americans suffer from lack of food and proper nourishment and suffer from hunger on a daily basis. To put that in perspective, that is one person for every six that live in...


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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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