Many people find the bright, vibrant colors of various fruits and vegetables to be culinarily appealing, and an apparent appetite stimulant. Interestingly, new research has suggested that these same compounds, … [Read full article]
Keep Your Fruits & Veggies Alive
I love fresh fruits and vegetables. When I see good ones, I buy enough for a few days. I’m sure the huge majority of people do the same. The … [Read full article]
Threatened Russian 'Plant Bank' Gets Reprieve
The decision by a Russian court to turn over 70 hectares of genetically unique species of plants to home developers caused an uproar world-wide, with scientists decrying the pending loss as “irreplaceable” and a major blow to agricultural biodiversity. Recently, however, the Russian government has stepped in and ordered a review of the decision — postponing the auctioning of land until at least October.