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2011-11-13 08:00:00

The Vegetable Cultivation Magazine Olericulture.org has newly included 248 resources to its Cabbage category. Olericulture is the science and technology of cultivating and producing fruits and within this discipline, Olericulture.org provides a wide range of resources related to traditional temperate and oftentimes indigenous, tropical vegetable crops. (PRWEB) November 13, 2011 The Vegetable Cultivation Magazine Olericulture.org has newly included 248 resources to its Cabbage category....

2011-11-06 08:00:00

The Horticulture Magazine Olericulture.org has newly included 273 resources to its Brussels Sprout category. Brussels sprout are the small leafy green heads developing from the nodes of a long, thick stalk of this wild cabbage cultivar. (PRWEB) November 06, 2011 Olericulture.org provides a wide range of resources related to the science and technology of cultivating and producing vegetables. Within this scientific discipline the site focuses on traditional temperate and oftentimes...

2011-10-11 17:53:53

A University of Illinois study that uses new technology to assess and compare the safety of radish, broccoli, and alfalfa sprouts concludes that the secret to keeping sprouts free of foodborne pathogens lies in industry's intense attention to cleanliness of seeds. "Once seeds have germinated, it's too late. Sprouts are extremely complex structures with a forest-like root system that conceals microorganisms. Just a few E. coli cells can grow to a substantial population during germination...

2011-10-01 07:00:00

Olericulture is the science and technology of cultivating and producing vegetables. The niche science magazine Olericulture.org releases news related to the scientific and commercial aspects of the cultivation and production of vegetables. (PRWEB) October 01, 2011 The Olericulture Magazine is divided into two major parts, i.e., vegetable crops and olericulture research. The Vegetable Crops category comprises traditional major crops plus minor vegetables including herbs, mushrooms and a wide...

2011-08-17 06:00:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today announced it is shipping its first commercial scale alfalfa seed order destined for the new country of North Sudan. The sale is for a selection of S&W's proprietary non-dormant, salt tolerant, seed alfalfa varieties that have been carefully chosen with a view to growing conditions in North Sudan. The Company is keenly interested in North and South Sudan because of their role in the Company's...

2011-07-28 06:30:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today said it has commenced farming the company's leased farmland in Kern County, California. While the company continues to contract a majority of its alfalfa seed production from farmers in the San Joaquin Valley of California, farming its own alfalfa seed allows S&W greater control and flexibility. According to the USDA, alfalfa is trading at record high prices due to shortages. In June 2011, the...

2011-07-27 00:01:19

As the online version of the science magazine "Eurêka - Le magazine des sciences" EurekaMag.org publishes new references and reviews in biology, in the applied life sciences agriculture, horticulture and forestry, in the earth sciences, in the environmental sciences, and in the health sciences. (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 While having just released 131,157 biology articles, the Science Magazine intends to publish over one million science reviews within the next one to two years. The...

2011-07-20 07:00:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), today announced receipt of its initial alfalfa seed order from its first direct customer in the nation of Kuwait. The order, generated through S&W Seed's recently announced consulting relationship with Richard Penner Consulting, is expected to ship before the end of this month. Mark Grewal, president and chief executive officer of S&W Seed, said, "We believe this order is just the beginning of...

2011-06-27 12:15:00

Sprouts may contain Salmonella Enteritidis; pathogen different from the one in European outbreak WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Fast Facts The FDA is warning consumers not to eat alfalfa sprouts or spicy sprouts from plastic bags labeled "Evergreen Produce" or "Evergreen Produce Inc." The sprouts are possibly linked to 20 reported...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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