APPLE CROP DOWN &: Potato crop up 5% in fall 2002
- HERE'S SOME WE DUG EARLIERâ€¦. // Grocer;5/21/2011, Vol. 234 Issue 8005, p33
A photograph of the first crop of Dug Today potatoes delivered to Booths' Hesketh Bank store in Lancashire, England is presented.
- An Apple for YOU. // Current Health Kids;Oct2010, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p5
The article offers interesting information on apples.
- Building on agriculture -apples, in the beginning. Kwiatoski, Debbie // Hudson Valley Business Journal;4/6/2009, Vol. 19 Issue 14, p15
The article offers information on the history concerning the growth of apples in the U.S. It reveals that the first apples were introduced when early inhabitants started to grow the fruits through the seeds that they have carried to the country from their travel. It was found that the Newtown...
- HORTICULTURAL TECHNIQUES: Growing potatoes for the festive season. Barter, Guy; Bostock, Helen; Dickerson, Tony; Halsall, Lucy; Larner, Jackie; Prior, Chris // Garden;Sep2003, Vol. 128 Issue 9, p719
It is possible to grow a tasty crop of potatoes in time for Christmas using specially prepared tubers planted in containers in early September, provided some protection is given. If planting potato tubers in containers for cropping at Christmas, move pots to a frost-free area as the season...
- An Apple Is a Fruit. // Weekly Reader - Pre K;Sep2006, Vol. 27, special section p2
The article describes the characteristics of apples, including its color, time of harvest and taste.
- Apple Talk. Fruth, Jim; Pittman, Lucky; Herje, Steve; Jolicoeur, Claude; Ashton, Richard; Nave, Michael; Brinkmann, Hans; Boles, Joe // Pomona;Winter2009, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p55
This section presents several articles related to apples. One article asks recommendations for delicious Zone 3 summer apples which would ripen in August 2009. Another article states Vista Bella is the author's favorite early apple in Wisconsin. Also included is an article saying that Sansa and...
- Beating Back Blue Mold. Bliss, Rosalie Marion // Agricultural Research;Aug2003, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p17
Focuses on the prevention of Penicillium expansum (blue mold), the cause of post harvest decay of stored apples in the U.S. Methods of controlling the decay of fruits and vegetables; Action taken by Wojciech Janisiewicz, plant physiologist at the Agricultural Research Service Appalachian Fruit...
- 2010 SPRING TRIALS: Comparing Ipomoea. Hall, Ryan // GPN: Greenhouse Product News;Sep2010, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p36
The article offers a comparative trial on different varieties of Ipomoea, commonly known as sweet potato vine, which has become an important mainstream crop for growers across the U.S. It mentions the transition of Ipomoea from a food crop to an ornamental plant. It highlights the results of the...
- An Oligonucleotide Array to Detect Genetically Modified Events in Potato. Nagarajan, Malliga M.; De Boer, Solke H. // Plant Molecular Biology Reporter;Sep2003, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p259
For rapid and simultaneous detection of transgenic elements in genetically modified (GM) food crops, we explored DNA array technology. Forty-four oligonucleotide 23- to 31-mers were selected to use in an array on the basis of melting temperature and sequence specificity. Selected...