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  • 2016
  • The Connecticut River Coastal Conservation District's 25th annual plant sale fundraiser will take place April 29, 30 & May 1, 2016 at Tanger Outlet in Westbrook. (courant.com)
  • For photos and more information about our extensive selection go to the 'Plant Info/Photos' tab on our website at www.conservect.org/ctrivercoastal , and check out our 2016 brochure and order form. (courant.com)
  • 2016 ). Although not rejecting our interpretation for the presence of these two non-edible plants as evidence of medicinal plant use, two recent articles offer alternative scenarios for why and how those plants may have reached the mouth and, eventually, the dental calculus of the individual concerned. (cambridge.org)
  • fruits
  • Apart from fern root, New Zealand yielded little in the way of fruits or of plants which could be cultivated, harvested, and stored. (teara.govt.nz)
  • Our findings show that exosome-like nanoparticles are present in edible fruits and vegetables and reveal a previously unrecognized strategy by which plants communicate with mammalian cells via exosome-like nanoparticles in the gut, and in particular intestinal macrophages and stem cells. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • Extracts
  • Broth microdilution assay was used to evaluate the antibacterial activity, the role of efflux pumps, and the antibiotic resistance-modulating effects of plant extracts. (hindawi.com)
  • crops
  • The Nelson branch of the New Zealand Tree Crops Association will be planting a range of tree crops on the Reserve as a memorial to Dick Roberts, a founder member of the organisation. (treecrops.org.nz)
  • ginger
  • The investigators isolated plant derived exosome-like nanoparticles (EPDENs) from ginger, carrot, grape and grapefruit, and observed their behavior in mammalian cells (mice). (greenmedinfo.com)
  • Ginger root The edible portion is a branched underground compressed stem also referred to as a rhizome. (wikipedia.org)
  • largely
  • In addition to a guided walk along a nature trail near the Potomac River to identify local, edible plants, Wiggins will share simple recipes and information on how to prepare a fascinating assortment of plants largely overlooked by the wild food literature. (stratfordhall.org)
  • Karaka ( Corynocarpus laevigatus ) was prepared in a similar way, the edible pulp being largely rejected in favour of the kernel, in spite of the presence of a poisonous glycoside, karakin. (teara.govt.nz)
  • toxic
  • The green color comes from chlorophyll, and indicates that the plant has been exposed to enough light and heat to get enzymes kicking that lead to the production of two toxic chemicals, solanine and chaconine. (nhpr.org)
  • found
  • Potherbs that are found in Florida are edible plants that you can cook. (trails.com)
  • Many groves found far inland were probably planted near pa sites, as the trees are normally found only on the coasts. (teara.govt.nz)
  • Another plant that is classified as an herb is fennel ( Foeniculum vulgare ) and it is often found growing in land bordering the sea. (hubpages.com)
  • Tree mallow ( Lavatera arborea ) is a very attractive plant that is often found on cliffs and rocky areas by the sea and growing on islands. (hubpages.com)
  • Notably, EPDENs were found to be resistant to gastric and intestinal enzymatic digestion, further indicating they are capable of exerting significant biological effects by escaping digestive degradation, which has also been found with lectins and microRNA's within edible foods. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • We found that edible plants contain large amounts of nanoparticles. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • If you are in a dry region, the majority of the plants will be found near water sources. (thereadystore.com)
  • amounts
  • But there's another side to some of these plants that, thankfully, most people never see: the tiny amounts of toxins within them. (nhpr.org)
  • traces
  • Chemical traces of these plants had been detected in samples of dental calculus from Neanderthals at the site of El SidrĂ³n, Spain, along with traces of bitumen and wood smoke, as well as starch granules that showed evidence of roasting (Hardy et al. (cambridge.org)
  • 2012 ). Subsequently, the presence of traces of resin and a piece of non-edible conifer wood were also identified from these samples (Radini et al. (cambridge.org)
  • Buck and Stringer ( 2014 ) suggest that the plants were not deliberately ingested, and that the traces of yarrow and camomile were in fact embedded in the chyme, or stomach contents, of herbivore prey. (cambridge.org)
  • Quantities
  • Quantities of certain plants are limited, so don't miss out-reserve your plants by sending in your order, and order early for the best selection! (courant.com)
  • familiarize yourself
  • When dealing with any wild plant you intend on eating, it's best to familiarize yourself with the flora before attempting to ingest it, preferably by purchasing a field guide. (trails.com)
  • It's a good idea to locate a local plant guidebook and familiarize yourself with it before you go out. (thereadystore.com)
  • often
  • Plants often colonise exposed mountain slopes in the wild, their root system anchoring them firmly. (agriseek.com)
  • Laborious and often lengthy processing was necessary to make the native plants edible, but even so several plants were utilised. (teara.govt.nz)
  • Often the Tlingit people included in their diet many edible items from the surrounding native vegetation along with what ever seafood and wild game they were able to find. (wikipedia.org)
  • It's often used as a companion plant for its insect-repelling properties. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tagetes tenuifolia is one of these and is often planted near small creeks or puddle prone areas to repel bugs, especially mosquitoes. (wikipedia.org)
  • farnesiana has been planted throughout the world, and is often considered a weed. (wikipedia.org)
  • landscape
  • Whether it is winter, spring, summer or fall, there are plants in the wild landscape of the state that you'll be able to safely ingest. (trails.com)
  • Luckily, there are low-maintenance ways to add edible plants to an existing landscape that are also visually appealing. (eventbrite.com)
  • These plants can be a great (and tasty) addition to any residential or commercial landscape. (eventbrite.com)
  • The son from this second marriage, Robert Sturtevant, was a landscape architect who was close to his half-sister Grace and worked with her on plant breeding. (wikipedia.org)
  • look
  • But be warned: many edible plants have cousins that look very much like them but are deadly or can cause serious skin reactions. (trails.com)
  • This is the first study of its kind to look at the role of exosomes, small vesicles secreted by plant and animal cells that participate in intercellular communication, in interspecies (plant-animal) communication. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • The distribution of plant diseases: A look into the biogeography of the future. (wikipedia.org)
  • food
  • In fact, you can purchase teas made out of many of these plants at your local health food store. (trails.com)
  • Mamaku or black tree fern ( Cyathea medullaris ) was an important source of starch food, but to obtain it the plant had to be cut down and killed. (teara.govt.nz)
  • A groundbreaking new study published in Molecular Nutrition & Food Research titled, " Interspecies communication between plant and mouse gut host cells through edible plant derived exosome-like nanoparticles ," reveals a new way that food components 'talk' to animal cells by regulating gene expression and conferring significant therapeutic effects. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • Wild plants are known to be used in ancient cultures for different purposes, such as food, medicines, production of goods (for example clothes), and magic and religious rituals. (mdpi.com)
  • In particular, the use of wild edible plants in Europe has been mainly linked to periods of famine, therefore these herbs are called "famine food" [ 1 ]. (mdpi.com)
  • At Waushakum Farm, Sturtevant began serious work on a long-meditated study of the history of food plants. (wikipedia.org)
  • A traditional food plant in the areas it occurs, this little-known fruit has potential to improve nutrition, boost food security, foster rural development and support sustainable landcare. (wikipedia.org)
  • readily
  • In The Quick Guide to Wild Edible Plants , botanists Lytton Musselman and Hal Wiggins coach naturalists on how to safely identify and prepare delicious dishes from readily available plants-and clearly indicate which ones to avoid. (stratfordhall.org)
  • find
  • One more plant you might find by the sea is the rather aptly named sea holly ( Eryngium maritimum ). (hubpages.com)