• Seeds
  • When shopping for seeds, select varieties suited to your climate and known for their disease resistance and high yield. (tapinto.net)
  • High yield Champa paddy seeds, Korean yellow paddy, Indian green pea, and Middle East watermelon were introduced into China during this period, greatly enhancing the variety of farm produce. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the 16th century cabbage was first introduced to America from Europe and supply of seed materials from Europe continued till World War I. After the blockade of European seed supply the US Government research institutes and people in the seeds business developed superior seed stocks for every vegetable crop. (wikipedia.org)
  • crops
  • This module is the result of our research carried out since 2008 which tried out various light spectra for high-wire tomato crops. (philips.com)
  • crop
  • These trials showed that placing LED interlighting within the canopy of high-wire plants allows you to focus growth-stimulating light on parts of the crop that are normally darker, so the leaves have an even greater impact on fruit production. (philips.com)
  • In a high-wire crop such as tomato, leaves are distributed over a height of 2-3 meters. (philips.com)
  • Oca is important to local food security because of its role in crop rotations and its high nutritional content. (wikipedia.org)
  • The crop prefers a pH range from 6.0 to 6.2, a high organic matter content and good moisture holding capacity of the soil. (wikipedia.org)
  • greens
  • The Sky Greens vegetables are "flying off the shelves," reports Channel NewsAsia - perhaps because the vertical veggies are fresher than most available in Singapore, which imports most of its produce from China, Malaysia and the U.S. They do, however, cost about 5 to 10 percent more than regular greens. (nhpr.org)
  • The authors of "Handbook of Vegetables and Vegetable Processing" single out leafy greens as one of the categories of produce most susceptible to bacterial contamination. (sfgate.com)
  • beverages
  • A relatively new technology based on a continuous system of ultra-high-pressure homogenization (UHPH) was used for producing high-quality soy and almond beverages as an alternative to conventional heat treatments (pasteurization and UHT). (wiley.com)
  • According to lead author Michelle C. Kegler, DrPH, "Many factors likely contribute to obesity in South Georgia, but the home clearly plays a role through easy access to high fat snacks and sugar-sweetened beverages like sweet tea. (redorbit.com)
  • consumption
  • As Americans increase their consumption of fresh vegetables and fruit, the level of produce-related foodborne illness is climbing, according to Robert V. Tauxe, M.D., deputy director of CDC's Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases. (sfgate.com)
  • Although increased consumption of these healthy foods is generally a good thing, Tauxe told "Nutrition Action Healthletter" in a 2006 interview, it signals the need to be more scrupulous in the cleaning of fresh vegetables to reduce the incidence of such illness. (sfgate.com)
  • To our knowledge, this is the first report to link consumption of pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables, a primary exposure route for most people, to an adverse reproductive health outcome in humans," said Jorge Chavarro, assistant professor of nutrition and epidemiology and the study's senior author. (science20.com)
  • chronic
  • It is not uncommon to have normal changes in blood pressure during the exExercise or stressful moments, but when you develop high blood pressure, it means that you have a high chronic pressure that increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other conditions. (blood-pressure-diet.com)
  • Complications of chronic disease may include heart disease, high blood pressure, or anemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Causes of chronic kidney failure include diabetes, high blood pressure, nephrotic syndrome, and polycystic kidney disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • percentage
  • If you consider that there is only 1 g carbohydrate in a large carrot and 1 g of sugar, the percentage is high. (gardenguides.com)
  • Men who ate fruits and vegetables with higher levels of pesticide residues--such as strawberries, spinach, and peppers--had lower sperm count and a lower percentage of normal sperm than those who ate produce with lower residue levels, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. (science20.com)
  • The men who ate the most fruits and vegetables with low-to-moderate levels of pesticide residue had a higher percentage of normal sperm compared with those who ate less fruits and vegetables with low-to-moderate levels. (science20.com)
  • cabbage
  • The Japanese name for this specific variety of cabbage is hakusai (白菜)-literally "white vegetable"-a Sino-Japanese reading of the Chinese name. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Mandarin, napa cabbage is known as 大白菜 dabaicai, or "big white vegetable", as opposed to the "small white vegetable" that is known in English as bok choy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Outside of Asia, this vegetable is also referred to as Chinese cabbage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Napa cabbage is a cool season annual vegetable which grows best when the days are short and mild. (wikipedia.org)
  • produce
  • Entrepreneur Jack Ng says he can produce five times as many vegetables as regular farming looking up instead of out. (nhpr.org)
  • Due to a better climate at the top of the plant and optimal light distribution across the entire plant, a tomato grower like Jami can produce more vegetables per square meter during the winter months. (philips.com)
  • plants
  • Trays of Chinese vegetables are stacked inside an aluminum A-frame, and a belt rotates them so that the plants receive equal light, good air flow and irrigation. (nhpr.org)
  • preparation
  • The traditional Andean preparation methods for this use-category are also geared towards reducing the oxalate level of the harvested vegetable, but without dehydration. (wikipedia.org)
  • cholesterol
  • Young claims that disorders such as weight gain, water retention, high cholesterol, kidney stones, and tumors are all life-saving mechanisms for dealing with excess acidity in the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • fresh
  • The prices are still reasonable and the vegetables are very fresh and very crispy," Rolasind Tan, a consumer, told Channel NewsAsia. (nhpr.org)
  • You can minimize the risk of foodborne illness from fresh vegetables with a few simple strategies. (sfgate.com)
  • amount
  • Help your Heart with Dark Chocolate- increases relaxation capabilities of blood vessels by reducing platelet activation due to the high amount of flavonoids in the chocolate. (wordpress.com)
  • In June 2004, the Chengdu Quality Inspection Department released figures that only about 23% of all pickled vegetables produced in Chengdu, Sichuan had an acceptable amount of chemical additives. (wikipedia.org)
  • The vegetable is rich in Vitamin C (26 mg/100g) and has a fair amount of calcium (40 mg/100g). (wikipedia.org)
  • Zealand
  • In New Zealand, oca has become a popular table vegetable and is simply called yam or New Zealand yam (although not a true yam). (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United Kingdom this vegetable is known as Chinese leaf, in New Zealand as wong bok or won bok, and in the Philippines as wombok or pechay baguio. (wikipedia.org)
  • running water
  • Thoroughly wash leafy vegetables under running water and only after removing the outer leaves that are most vulnerable to bacterial contamination. (sfgate.com)
  • food
  • The threat of platyhelminth parasites to humans in developed countries is rising because of the popularity of raw or lightly cooked foods, and imports of food from high-risk areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • The name "napa" comes from colloquial and regional Japanese, where nappa (菜っ葉) refers to the leaves of any vegetable, especially when used as food. (wikipedia.org)
  • season
  • SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Spend less time and money while growing a bounty of flavorful vegetables this growing season. (tapinto.net)
  • simple
  • The idea behind vertical farming is simple: Think of skyscrapers with vegetables climbing along the windows. (nhpr.org)
  • days
  • Most commercial greenhouses are growing vegetables on vertical high-wires these days, and the demand for artificial lighting has been increasing for years. (philips.com)