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Leaf Age May Contribute To Contamination Of Lettuce With E. Coli And Salmonella

A new study presents the first evidence that harmful pathogens frequently linked with food-borne illnesses are more... Read More


Lettuce (Science: botany) a composite plant of the genus Lactuca (L. Sativa), the leaves of which are used as salad. Plants... Read More

E.coli Outbreak from Romaine Lettuce

Based on new updates about E.coli outbreaks the CDC extends its warning to include all types of romaine lettuce. It avoids... Read More

Protecting Romaine Lettuce From Pathogens

July 3, 2008 — Knowing the preferences of foodborne pathogens such as Escherichia coli O157:H7 is essential to... Read More

The nitrogen and nitrate economy of butterhead lettuce (Lactuca sativa var. capitata L.)

The nitrogen and nitrate economy of butterhead lettuce (Lactuca sativa var. capitata L.) Martin R. Broadley*,1, Ido... Read More

Galaxy gardening more than hobby for future moon, Mars residents

      Special chambers had to be built to create conditions similar to the... Read More

A plant-derived edible vaccine against hepatitis B virus


Protozoa May Enable Food-Borne Pathogens On Leafy Vegetables

April 27, 2008 — Protozoa found on lettuce and spinach may sequester harmful food-borne pathogens ultimately contributing... Read More

Escherichia coli Contamination of Vegetables Grown in Soils Fertilized with Noncomposted Bovine Manure: Garden-Scale Studies

Escherichia coli Contamination of Vegetables Grown in Soils Fertilized with Noncomposted Bovine Manure: Garden-Scale... Read More


A seaweed refers to any of the macroscopic marine algae. They include the conspicuous, multicellular algal species of... Read More


Definition noun, plural: tracheophytes A vascular plant contains the conducting systems which consist of xylem for... Read More


Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with the nucleus. However, they are... Read More


ulva (Science: botany) A genus of thin papery bright green seaweeds including the kinds called sea lettuce. Origin: L,... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Antimicrobials Target Pathogens On Fruits And Vegetables

A novel food safety treatment tested by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists could become an asset to... Read More


Lacteal 1. Pertaining to, or resembling, milk; milky; as, the lacteal fluid. 2. (Science: anatomy) Pertaining to, or... Read More


Definition adjective Of, relating to, or pertaining to water Supplement In biological context, the term aquatic is used to... Read More


Definition noun, plural: (1) The edible (part of a) plant (e.g. leaves, roots, flowers) but not including the fruit or... Read More

Methods of Breaking Seed Dormancy

Definition of Seed Dormancy: Non – germination of seeds due to absence of suitable conditions is termed as dormancy.... Read More

Dr. Mom Was Right — And Wrong — About Washing Fruits And Vegetables

April 16, 2008 — Washing fresh fruits and vegetables before eating may reduce the risk of food poisoning and those awful... Read More

New Invention Effectively Kills Foodborne Pathogens In Minutes

June 26, 2008 — University of Georgia researchers have developed an effective technology for reducing contamination of... Read More

Eating your greens could prove life-saving if a heart attack strikes

A diet rich in leafy vegetables may minimize the tissue damage caused by heart attacks, according to researchers at the... Read More

Sediments In Many Central Valley Streams Contain Toxic Levels Of Pyrethroid Pesticides

BERKELEY A family of pesticides used increasingly nationwide in place of more heavily restricted organophosphate... Read More