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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...

2014-03-10 08:33:48

DALLAS, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new report, "Modified Starch Market by Raw Material (Corn, Tapioca, Potato, Wheat, and Others), by Application (Food, Feed, and Non-Food) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018", published by MarketsandMarkets, the Modified Starch Market is expected to grow at a rate of 4.1% from 2013 to 2018. Browse more than 161 market data tables with 23 figures spread through 302 pages and in-depth TOC on Modified Starch Market -...

2014-03-05 04:21:38

KAWASAKI, Japan, March. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOL Holdings Corp. and its wholly owned subsidiary Super Sorghum Corp. will hold the "2014 Super Sorghum Pilot Farm Tour in Australia" on March 10, at Mr./Ms. Kevin & Amanda Mann CANE GROWER, 805 Hurney Road Home Hill, Queensland, Australia. The farm tour will be followed by a presentation on the Super Sorghum business and a networking event at Burdekin Motor Inn, 14 Eighth Ave., Home Hill, Queensland. (Photo:...

2014-02-28 23:20:42

Save time by entering boring log geologic data just once - use in multiple applications via AGS data export. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 A big benefit of using QuickLog software with the AGS data format is the elimination of duplicate data entry. For example, in a typical geotechnical project, the geologist begins the boring log process by taking notes in his fieldbook. Often, he is in a hurry - so he writes a kind of shorthand. Next, he re-writes his notes neatly so that a...

2014-02-26 23:32:37

Complete Guide To Cooking Quinoa, designed by Ken Jones, is the latest program that covers over 50 quinoa recipes, and detailed instructions on how to prepare and cook over 50 quinoa dishes. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Complete Guide To Cooking Quinoa is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Complete Guide To Cooking Quinoa is the latest cooking program that teaches people how to cook quinoa easily and quickly. This program covers 15 recipes...


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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