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Tillage, rotation impacts peanut crops

... material and producing high crop yields. For peanut crops, however, reduced tillage has not gained a ... effects of tillage systems and crop rotation on peanut yield and pest development in the crops. The ... , and was funded in part by the North Carolina peanut Growers Association and the ...

Resveratrol, red wine compound linked to health, also found in dark chocolate and cocoa

... for a serving of red wine, roasted peanuts and peanut butter, resveratrol levels of cocoa powders, ... all exceeded the levels for roasted peanuts and peanut butter per serving, but were less than California ... peanuts have an average of 1.5 micrograms and peanut butter13.6 micrograms of resveratrol per serving, ...

Consumption of nut products during pregnancy linked to increased asthma in children

... mothers who eat nuts or nut products like peanut butter daily during pregnancy increase their ... of nut productswhich we assumed was largely peanut butterwas consistently and positively associated ... recommendation. "Peanut is a potent allergen, and peanut allergy is associated with anaphylactic shock and ...

Paying peanuts for clean water

... peanut husks, one of the biggest food industry waste ... water. They have looked at how well untreated peanut husks and another potential cleanup material, ... However, there is a stark difference between peanut husk extraction and pine sawdust. ...

Brandeis and Smart Balance team up to advance heart-healthy research

... of heart-healthier products, including oils, sprays, spreads, popcorn, peanut butter, and blends using the heart-healthier technology invented at ... for stabilizing omega-3 fatty acids in foods, including Smart Balance peanut butter and milk products. "Smart Balance looks forward to ...

Researchers team up to provide new hope for childhood hunger

... University School of Medicine; and member, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. Manary has a successful track record with such innovation; his peanut butter-based ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) for the treatment of severe acute malnutrition has consistently resulted in 90% recovery rates in ...

Iowa State University researchers develop process for 'surgical' genetic changes

... and Canada, would benefit from this new market for canola meal. Other plants could benefit as well. Removing the genes that are responsible for peanut allergies, or removing genes that produce harmful chemicals or anti-nutritionals in other crops are just a few of the immediate crop improvements ...

UCLA scientists discover ultrasonic communication among frogs

... slept on a wood floor, protected by mosquito nets. Narins was bitten by leeches and woke up several mornings soaked in blood. They ate noodles and peanut butter. "It was a huge adventure, and so exciting to study the animals in their habitat," Arch said. "You feel like you're eavesdropping on ...

Food security: It starts with seed

... disciplines should find a topic of interest in this text. Chapter titles include "Engineering Proteins for Improved Nutritional Value"; "Reducing peanut Allergy Risks by Means of Genetic Modification"; "Engineering Seeds for the Production and Delivery of Oral Vaccines"; and "Engineering Plants to ...

Poison: It's what's for dinner

... and thus easily excreted by the rodents. The researchers collected eight packrats from each of two areas using live animal traps baited with peanut butter and oats. Mojave woodrats came from Lytle Ranch, a Nature Conservancy preserve in southwest Utah. Great Basin woodrats came from the White ...

Poison: It's what's for dinner

... and thus easily excreted by the rodents. The researchers collected eight packrats from each of two areas using live animal traps baited with peanut butter and oats. Mojave woodrats came from Lytle Ranch, a Nature Conservancy preserve in southwest Utah. Great Basin woodrats came from the White ...

Scientists developing food allergy treatment

... as a side effect. Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction involving the whole body, often within minutes of exposure to the allergen. peanut allergy is the most widely known cause, but other causes of anaphylaxis include other foods, insect stings, latex and drugs. If untreated in time it ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Oct. 24, 2007

... Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Alabama scientists report that boiling these legumes imbues them with more antioxidants than roasted peanuts or peanut butter. Peanuts are usually consumed as processed products, mainly as peanut butter and roasted nuts. Studies have shown that peanuts ...

Thermochemical process converts poultry litter into bio-oil

... of the transmission of disease to other locations. Poultry litter from broiler chickens and turkeys and bedding materials (wood shavings or peanut hulls) were converted into bio-oils in a fast pyrolysis fluidized bed reactor. According to Agblevor, bio-oil yields ranged from 30 to 50 percent ...

Peanut allergies overstated, study finds

... of families being told their children have peanut allergies every year, many of the children may be ... and Sydney Children's Hospital has found. peanut allergies occur in one in 200 infants, according ... and MD candidate at UNSW. "Because peanut allergies are potentially serious, requiring all ...

New processing method reduces peanut allergenicity

... A new study has found that the allergenicity of peanut products could be significantly reduced by a ... and even soups there is a need to inactivate peanut allergens to protect consumers from a potentially ... allergic to peanuts and important not only to the peanut industry but also to the food industry in ...

Pilot study successful in taming allergic reactions to food

... can build their tolerance and decrease the severity of their reactions. peanut allergy, which can be life-threatening, affects approximately 1 percent of ... 20 percent of children with egg or milk allergy will go on to develop a peanut allergy. ...

ASU researchers test antibacterial effects of healing clays

... charged tetrahedral ring surface. And the jelly? Organic compounds or other species of any or no charge are possible. This interlayer, as the peanut butter and jelly are termed, can vary in width and composition depending on the kinds of waters and elements present when it was formed. It is this ...

Researchers show how brain decodes complex smells

... with gas chromatography. "A complex mixture like urine has at least a hundred separate compounds in it," Lin said. They analyzed scents as diverse as peanut butter, coffee and fresh bobcat urine shipped to the laboratory on dry ice. The researchers then exposed the mice to the original odor and its ...

A Jekyll and Hyde of cytokines: IL-25 both promotes and limits inflammatory diseases

... conditions result from an inflammatory response to factors encountered in the environment, whether they are industrial air pollutants or molecules of peanut oil. "It is possible that for most of human history, cytokines like IL-25 have promoted type 2 T helper cells that fight infection with intestinal ...

Corn grain mould used as pesticide

... In the early 1960s more than 100,000 turkeys died in Britain of cancer of the liver. Eventually, researchers identified mouldy peanut flour from Brazil containing large amounts of aflatoxin as the cause of this mysterious 'turkey X' disease. Even today the toxin is regarded as one ...
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