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2014-04-01 15:00:27

Elafin decreases the enzymatic reaction that increases the toxicity of peptides derived from gluten Researchers at McMaster University have discovered a key molecule that could lead to new therapies for people with celiac disease, an often painful and currently untreatable autoimmune disorder. Celiac disease is a food sensitivity to dietary gluten contained in cereals. In people who are genetically predisposed, gluten containing food will trigger an immune response that leads to...

2014-03-26 23:30:42

Bumbalooza, a new gluten-free and allergen-free baking mix company is showcasing products at Charlotte Gluten & Allergen-Free Wellness Event. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Bumbalooza LLC announced today their participation in 2014 Gluten & Allergen-Free Wellness Event in Charlotte.     Bumbalooza, a gluten-free baking mix company, will be featured at the expo this week, which will also showcase exciting industry thought-leaders and well-known chefs....

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...

2014-03-25 23:04:42

This report estimates the market size of the global, North and Latin American crop protection chemicals market both in terms of active ingredient volume as well as revenue. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/north-and-latin-america-crop-protection-chemicals-market-1132.html (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The report, "North American Crop Protection Chemicals Market & Latin American Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides...

2014-03-25 23:03:02

Diet Recommendations reviews the best gluten-free chocolate chip cookies and also tells viewers where they can find a delicious gluten-free recipe. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 DietRecommendations.com has released a new video where they discuss the difficulty that people who are unable to eat gluten encounter when trying to find snacks. There are many people today with gluten allergies and sensitivities; and nowadays, many diets are recommending weight watchers eliminate foods with...

2014-03-24 08:31:39

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Norman Borlaug is widely credited with saving 1 billion lives. Yet most people - even those alive because of him - have never heard of him. Known as the father of the "Green Revolution," Borlaug pioneered disease-resistant, high-yield strains of wheat that dramatically increased food production in Mexico, India, Pakistan and other developing nations that were facing mass starvation until he...

2014-03-21 12:24:59

DUBLIN, Mar. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mj9stm/research_report ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Chinese Wheat Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Wheat is one of major grain varieties around the world, and an important grain crop in China. In 2012, the planting area of wheat in China was 24.139 million hectares, decreasing by...

2014-03-20 23:23:22

This recent study compares the effects of modern wheat verses KAMUT® Brand khorasan wheat on people suffering from a chronic health problem. Big Sandy, MT (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The British Journal of Nutrition has just published “Effect of Triticum turgidum subsp. turanicum wheat on irritable bowel syndrome: a double-blinded randomized dietary intervention trial”, doi: 10.1017/S00071145140008X. This is the first human study to be conducted comparing the effects of modern wheat...

Future Heat Waves Could Threaten Global Food Supply
2014-03-20 09:37:27

Institute of Physics Heat waves could significantly reduce crop yields and threaten global food supply if climate change is not tackled and reversed. This is according to a new study led by researchers at the University of East Anglia and published today, 20 March, in IOP Publishing's journal Environmental Research Letters, which has, for the first time, estimated the global effects of extreme temperatures and elevated levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) on the production of maize, wheat and...

2014-03-18 23:29:33

Boulangerie Bakery St-Méthode launches an innovative new line of delicious gluten-free breads in Quebec and now adds safe to their mission of creating good, healthy home style breads. Milton, Ontario (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) in partnership with the Canadian Celiac Association are proud to announce that Boulangerie Bakery St-Méthode Gluten-Free Breads have recently become certified by the GFCP in Canada. This line of gluten-free loaves...


Latest Wheat Reference Libraries

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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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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