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2013-06-20 23:20:45

Study maps world regions where crop production rates must be increased Crop yields worldwide are not increasing quickly enough to support estimated global needs in 2050, according to a study published June 19 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Deepak Ray and colleagues from the Institute on the Environment (IonE) at the University of Minnesota. Previous studies estimate that global agricultural production may need to increase by 60-110% to meet increasing demands and provide food...

Researchers Link Gluten Antibodies And Autism In Children
2013-06-20 19:11:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A group of American researchers has found evidence of gluten antibodies in children with autism, suggesting a potential link between the body immune system and the developmental disorder. The research team also found a connection between elevated antibody levels and gastrointestinal symptoms among affected children. They did not make a connection between elevated antibody levels and celiac disease, according to their report in the...

Rice Blast Research A Step Closer To Controlling Devastating Crop Diseases
2013-06-18 11:57:00

University of Exeter Like a stealthy enemy, blast disease invades rice crops around the world, killing plants and cutting production of one of the most important global food sources. Now a study by an international team of researchers has shed light on how the rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae, invades plant tissue. The finding is a step towards learning how to control the disease, which by some estimates destroys enough rice to feed 60 million people annually. The team, from the...

2013-06-17 23:16:01

Transparency Market Research Published New “Seed Treatment Market (Insecticides, Fungicides, Other Chemical and Nonchemical Treatment) For Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Canola, Cotton and Others - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018” Market Research Report In Store. Browse the full report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/seed-treatment-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 According to a new market report published by...

2013-06-14 23:20:34

For more information and great recipes, visit our website at http://www.sunnylandmills.com Fresno, CA (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Sunnyland Mills Introduces Organic Freekeh Bulgur to its Line of Ancient Grains 100% whole grain Organic Freekeh Bulgur is a quick cooking U.S. #1 grade roasted green hard Durum wheat used in a variety of nutritionally balanced food products. This Ancient Grain is roasted green wheat that is processed into bulgur. Freekeh Bulgur is high in dietary fiber, protein and...

2013-06-13 23:19:02

On Saturday July 20th the Denver area gluten-free community will enjoy a celebration with vendors, special guests and more before the Celiac Awareness Night game with the Colorado Rockies. Group game tickets available on Gluten Free Calendar to help support celiac research. Gilbert, AZ (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Gluten Free Calendar takes their signature Celebrate Celiac event North to the Rockies. On Saturday July 20th from 2-5pm, the community will enjoy mingling with others who are living...


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Cash crop
2013-08-05 12:49:51

Cash crop is a term used to reference a profitable crop for farmers. Plants like cotton and tobacco are a few cash crops farmer tend to deal with. These crops do not stay with the farmer for their livestock feed or used in the home, rather, in many cases they are exported; thus creating revenue for the farmer. The price of cash crops is largely based on supply and demand in more developed countries, where the supply is actually coming from lesser developed areas. When a bumper crop, that...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Aaron Aaronsohn (1876-May 15, 1919) was a renowned Romanian-born Jewish agronomist, botanist, traveler, entrepreneur, and Zionist politician. He was born in Bacău, Romania, and brought Palestine, then part of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, at the age of six, when his parents were among the founders of Zichron Yaakov, one of the pioneer Jewish agricultural settlements of the First Aliyah. After his study in France, Aaron Aaronsohn botanically mapped Palestine and its surroundings and...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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