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2015-02-26 16:28:35

New brand aims to take over America's taste buds, encouraging increased consumption and sales of fruits and vegetables, including avocados IRVING, Texas, Feb.

2015-02-18 08:34:06

- Move follows positive commercial evaluations last season. THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Feb.

2015-02-10 23:08:30

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2015 Market Research Report on Global Rose Oil Industry” and “2015 Deep Research Report on Global Rice Bran Oil Industry” reports to its research database.

2015-02-10 23:08:11

New Sensors Transmit Rural Hand Pump Status over Cellular Networks in Real Time Houston, Texas (PRWEB) February 10, 2015 Living Water International (

2015-02-10 12:28:39

MISSION, Kan., Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- An ancient grain with roots that trace back as far as 8000 B.C., sorghum is seeing a resurgence as demand for non-GMO and gluten-free food grows.

2015-02-06 23:04:41

DMG Productions explores the latest innovations in crop production. Feasterville, Trevose (PRWEB) February 06, 2015 Abbott & Cobb, Inc., announced

2015-02-04 08:31:07

People can boost their mood and beat the winter blues by choosing in-season fruit that packs a healthy punch BARTOW, Fla., Feb.

2015-02-02 23:00:27

Hundreds of U.S. Farmers Have filed Syngenta Lawsuits to Recoup Financial Losses Purportedly Stemming from China’s Rejection of U.S.

2015-01-29 08:36:28

Raw rice bran production at Irgovel now expected to average 9,000 metric tons per month in 2015 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan.

2015-01-20 23:04:41

The increasingly popular ancient, organic and non-GMO KAMUT® wheat is the ideal ancient grain to incorporate into a healthy and well-rounded diet in the New Year Big


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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