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Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...times more HAV particles from both green onion and strawberry
rinses receiving IMS treatment and complete the en...etection of hepatitis A virus from green onion and strawberry
rinses by use of real-time reverse transcription-PCR. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 71. 9...
Gene thwarts some pathogens, gives access to others, could save crops
...y and about 25 percent to 30 percent of tomato and strawberry
crops in some seasons. It also infects many other fruits, vegetables, bulbs and a variety of flowers, including petunias, geraniums and chrysanthemums. Cool, humid weather fosters the fungus, which is spread by spores. The mold can appear in fields o...
Strawberries by design
...neer, to introduce DNA into the woodland or alpine strawberry
Fragaria vesca. The method takes advantage of Agr...archers establish the function of large numbers of strawberry
genes, this method could, in the long term, be extremely useful in enhancing the nutritional value o...
ACS News Service weekly press package - May 30, 2006
...resh-cut fruit or the whole pineapple, cantaloupe, strawberry
or kiwi -- which retains more vitamin C and other healthful antioxidants after days on the shelf -- With fresh-cut fruits one of the fastest growing food categories in U.S. supermarkets, many a consumer has pondered that whole-or-cut question. Contra...
Genome info from 'plant destroyers' could save trees, beans and chocolate
...se in avocado, coconut, papaya, pineapple, potato, strawberry
and watermelon, to name a few. The pathogen also destroys an estimated 450,000 tons of cocoa beans with a resulting $400 million loss in chocolate production each year. The researchers found the pathogens have nearly twice as many genes as other fun...
Psychologist explains the neurochemistry behind romance
...activeness standards; for example, smelling like a strawberry
instead of mildew," he says.Next, there are pheromones, which are more mysterious to us humans. "Pheromones are unlearned, and perhaps unsmellable, signals that enter the brain through the olfactory system. They can function in sex, alarm, territori...
Strawberry daiquiris -- the extra-healthy cocktail?
...sons normal metabolism. Those who arent keen on strawberry
daiquiris might be relieved to know that the scientists found similar results with blackberries, meaning that a blackberry-crowned champagne cocktail might achieve the same effect....