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Watermelon ranks as a low-acid food


2019-03-01 11:14:21

Stephanie S. Cordle, McClatchy-Tribune EnvironmentalNutrition.com Watermelon ranks as a low-acid food. Just when you think you've heard them all, another diet trend hits the market. This time it's the "low-acid" diet, which purports that there are health benefits to restricting the intake of foods and beverages that are high-acid, and thus have a low pH (the lower the pH, the higher a foo..



How to make a fashion statement with watermelon


2017-07-31 17:29:32

REBECCA GONSALVES Feeling fruity? The print of the summer pays homage to the watermelon. It's time to hit refresh, says Rebecca Gonsalves The summer is all about having some fun, preferably with a bit of sun thrown in for good measure. And, while fashion types tend to be sombre and sophisticated almost all the year round, even they throw caution to the wind whe..



A bite of the Belt and Road


2017-05-16 1:11:50

Since diplomat and imperial envoy Zhang Qian's expedition westwards more than two thousand years ago, a path connecting China and the outside world has come into being. The path, known as the Silk Road, has brought about economic and cultural exchanges in China and abroad, as well as a variety of new foreign produce to foodies across the nation. As the result, new fruits and  vegetables ..



IV International Symposium on Molecular Markers in Horticulture


2017-01-19 16:22:58

Horticulture is a major contributor to export earnings from the New Zealand primary industries, and research-based innovation is key to maintaining its competitive advantage, particularly the breeding of new cultivars with, for example, Zespri® SunGold kiwifruit and Jazz™ apples leading the way. Today, the application of genetic markers forms the cornerstone of most New Zealand breeding ..



the XIth Eucarpia Meeting on Genetics and Breeding of Cucurbitaceae 2016 will be held on July 24-28, 2016 in Poland


2015-11-13 17:26:55

      You are warmly invited to Warsaw, Poland, to the XIth Eucarpia Meeting on Genetics and Breeding of Cucurbitaceae 2016. The conference will be held on July 24-28, 2016. The EUCARPIA Cucurbitaceae meeting is organized every four years in Europe, but interlaced every two years with Cucurbitaceae conference held in the USA. It aims to bring together researchers and..



The 15th National seedless watermelon production and research cooperation workshop held in October in Tianjin, China.


2014-11-03 9:45:40

The 15th National seedless watermelon production and research cooperation workshop had been held at October 19-22 2014 in the beautiful coastal Tianjin City, China. This meeting was hosted by the seedless watermelon production and research cooperation group, watermelon and melon industry technology system, watermelon and melon professional committee of Chinese Horticultural Society, Tianjin Hortic..



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