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A Day At Lynd 's Fruit Farm

- A Day At Lynd’s Fruit Farm Imagine arriving at a farm, friendly people greeting and directing you, apple trees as far as you can see, and even spotting a corn maze. With Wagons strolling around and farm animals to interact with, it sounds like the best place to visit for a weekend. At Lynd’s Fruit Farm, this is the site you see when you arrive at the fun and friendly farm. Lynd’s Fruit Farm is a wonderful place to spend the day for everyone in the family. There are many events that both parents and the children can enjoy together, such as wagon rides and apple picking....   [tags: Apple, Fruit, Apple crisp, Rosaceae]

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A Day At Lynd 's Fruit Farm

- A Day At Lynd’s Fruit Farm “Cider, All You Can Drink for 10 cents” had become famous for the little retail market named Lynd’s Fruit Farm in 1954. There were tons of billboards that were set up around the small town of Pataskala, and after having put up the signs, it drew in a crowd larger than you can imagine. A bunch of local people and even highway travelers visited the market to what it was all about. Soon after, the owners of Lynd’s wanted to expand the farm. Therefore, they added a new packing house, cold storages, and a cider mill....   [tags: Apple, Fruit, Cider, Apple cider]

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The United Fruit Company : A Social Protest

- The poem “The United Fruit Company” itself is considered as a social protest, and the protest topic is the history of inhumane doing of “The United Fruit Company” in the area of Central America. This poem is suitable for the comparison of the formalist way of viewing a poem and the non-formalist approach: it is based on historical facts, but carefully written so if we know nothing we can still understand it. In the beginning of the poem, “The Fruit Company, Inc.” is paralleled with other big successful companies like “Coca Cola” and “Ford Motors”, they earn so much in the market, as if “the Jehovah” collect all wealth of “the earth” and separate between those companies, another company name...   [tags: Banana, United Fruit Company, Banana republic]

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Modelling the mass of banana fruit by geometrical attributes

- Some selected physical characteristics of the banana such as mass, true volume, bulk density, true density, geometric mean diameter, surface area etc and their statistics such as mean, standard deviation (SD) and standard error (SE) were presented in Tab. 1. These two statistics measure the consistency of the data. Table 1 Physical properties of banana var. Grand Nain S.No Physical properties Mean SD Min Max SE CV,% 1 Mass (M), g 139.65 7.66 126.05 154.29 1.47 5.48 2 True volume (V), cm3 136.33 9.86 118.00 157.00 1.90 7.24 3 Ellipsoidal volume (Vell) , cm3 117.92 9.09 98.15 131.33 1.75 7.70 4 Ellipsoidal ratio 1.08 0.02 1.05 1.12 0.00 2.14 5 Fruit density (TD), g/cm3 1.03 0.03 0.98 1.11 0.01...   [tags: banana fruit, physical characteristics ]

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An Export From Keny Passion Fruit Juice

- The first significant horticultural export from Kenya was passion fruit juice in 1930’s .In addition Kenya was a major exporter of temperate vegetables such as carrots, cabbages and tomatoes to the UK. In the 1950’s a pineapple plantation and canning industry was established. In the late periods of the 1950’s the first air shipments of the high value fresh produce were made to the UK. The produce was mainly directed to high class stores and hotels. These exports were facilitated by the Horticultural Co-operative Union....   [tags: International trade, Export, Fruit, Trade]

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How the Fruit Industry in Chile Influenced Women's Role

- The Aconcagua Valley in Chile is one of the leading producers in the highly profitable fruit-export industry. This industry incorporates thousands of rural women into a traditionally male labor force. The Chilean fruit industry exports almost one billion dollars in different kinds of fruit mainly to the United States. Companies like Dole and Standard Fruit helped transform the Aconcagua Valley into an agribusiness region that closely resembles that of California. Heidi Tinsman’s, Politics of Gender and Consumption in Authoritarian Chile attempts to explain new forms of consumption and consumerism that occurred in Chile’s Aconcagua Valley....   [tags: Fruit Export Industry, Dole, United States]

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Role of Women in Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit

- Role of Women in Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit   In the novel Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit, by Jeanette Winterson, most of the important, decision-making, characters are female. Jeanette, the female protagonist, is greatly influenced by her mother, a strong, overbearing, eccentric woman, and by Elsie, a prominent member of the family parish who becomes Jeanette's only friend and closest confidant. Elsie and Jeanette's mother act as polar forces in Jeanette's life, with the mother encouraging suppression of "unholy" or "unnatural" feelings and thoughts, and Elsie encouraging expression of feelings and accepting oneself for who one really is....   [tags: Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit Essays]

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A Study Of Inheritable Traits In Fruit Flies

- A Study Of Inheritable Traits in Fruit Flies INTRODUCTION The Drosophila melanogaster, more commonly known as the fruit fly, is a popular species used in genetic experiments. In fact, Thomas Hunt Morgan began using Drosophila in the early 1900’s to study genes and their relation to certain chromosomes(Biology 263). Scientists have located over 500 genes on the four chromosomes in the fly. There are many advantages in using Drosophila for these types of studies. Drosophila melanogaster can lay hundreds of eggs after just one mating, and have a generation time of two weeks at 21°C(Genetics: Drosophila Crosses 9)....   [tags: fruit fly genetics drosophila melanogaster]

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Elsie and Her Mother in Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

- Elsie and Her Mother in Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit In a story of a young girl coming of age and finding her sexuality in a very religious community, it is key to have a female figure that plays a key role for the character. A mother should play the key role but what happens when this role is confused with a very spiritual role. Where will a young girl turn to when her life goes against the rules society has set for her. Jeanette has lived a sheltered life with no influence on her except for the church....   [tags: Winterson Oranges Fruit Essays]

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Analysis of the Oil Painting Entitled "Fruit Bowl, Version 6" by Hans Hoffman

- The Oil Painting done by Hans Hoffman entitled Fruit Bowl, Version 6, was completed in 1950. The piece uses color, composition, scale, medium and style to visually represent the objects that are the focus of this piece as well as their surrounding space. Color in this piece though vivid, is limited and applied in blocks, separating the foreground from the background and the fruit from the table. The left hand section of the background is largely made up of a bright, opaque yellow; a thick greenish colored line created by wide brush strokes separates this area from the foreground and table top which is depicted as a large cadmium red trapezoid....   [tags: Painting, Fruit Bowl, Version 6, Hans Hoffman, art]

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Oranges are Not the Only Fruit and the two letters in The Color Purple

- Oranges are Not the Only Fruit and the two letters in The Color Purple The Chapter 'Joshua' in Oranges are Not the Only Fruit and the two letters in The Color Purple, where Sofia returns and later gets brutally punished for her confrontation, both explore fundamental issues that characterize a lot of the essence of both novels as a whole. At the heart of both of these two sections is the idea of fighting for the truth and facing the consequences. Although Oranges are not the Only Fruit is written in a retrospective light and The Color Purple in epistolary and consecutively in chronological order, there are similarities within the two styles, they use similar techniques in getting across ce...   [tags: Fruit Oranges Color Purple Essays]

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Examining the Crosses Between Drosophila Fruit Flies

- Examining the Crosses Between Drosophila Fruit Flies Introduction The major topic of this experiment was to examine two different crosses between Drosophila fruit flies and to determine how many flies of each phenotype were produced. Phenotype refers to an individual’s appearance, where as genotype refers to an individual’s genes. The basic law of genetics that was examined in this lab was formulated by a man often times called the “father of genetics,” Gregor Mendel. He determined that individuals have two alternate forms of a gene, referred to as two alleles....   [tags: Fruit Flies Experiments Genetics Biology Essays]

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The Fruit Of The Vine

- Laura Espinoza Informational Professor Janice Ventura. English B September 06, 2016 The Fruit of the Vine Grapes are one of the valuable cultivated fruits. Grapes have been domesticated since the Neolithic era in the 6000 B.C-6500 B.C. According to the US Department of Agriculture, there are over 1,000 different types of domesticated grapes. Grapes are cultivated in several parts of the world and have many beneficial nutrients....   [tags: Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grape, GRAPE]

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Fruit Flies Experiment : Fruit Fly And Genetics

- Fruit Flies Experiment Bio 111 November 16, 2015 Samuel Bautista Abstract Since the turn of the 19th Century, Biology departments have used Drosophila melanogaster (fruit flies) as a way to understand and observe Mendelian Genetics. Since fruit flies share “share 75% of the genes that cause disease with humans” (The Fruit Fly and Genetics). They are also easy to take care of and affordable, which works well for scientist doing the experiment. The two types of fruit flies; Apterus and Drosophila, where use and put in separate vesicle and left to mature for about 8 to 12 hours....   [tags: Genetics, Gregor Mendel, Gene]

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Which Fruit Is The Most Conductive?

- Karan Uppal and Emerson Lopez Mrs.Bhatt Biology 5th period November 11,2014 Which Fruit is the most conductive. Purpose and Research Purpose To observe and configure the effects of muscle fatigue and testing how and why muscle fatigue takes place. To show this we are going to set up an experiment to show overtime how muscle fatigue takes place. Research To begin we must know what muscle fatigue is and what is its purpose. Muscle fatigue is when the body has the decline of ability to generate force to do a task....   [tags: Adenosine triphosphate, Cellular respiration]

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The Strange Fruit By Abel Meeropol

- Billie Holiday’s “Strange Fruit “is probably one of the greatest songs composed telling the chilling story about lynching. A little unknown fact is that it was written by a Jewish man by the name of Abel Meeropol. Initially “Strange Fruit” originated as a poem written by Abel Meeropol, as a protest against lynching of African Americans. Meeropol meet Holiday in a bar, where she read the poem, and decided to make the poem into a song. The record made it to No. 16 on the charts in July 1939. This song is probably Holiday’s most famous song she ever sung throughout her whole life....   [tags: Black people, African American, Race]

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Bitter Fruit The Character Of Mikey

- In Bitter Fruit the character of Mikey physically represents the barrier of the past to the present. While he did not experience apartheid violence, he is a child of rape performed under the regime. His body is a literal figure of violence. When Mikey discovers his history, he recognizes that “he can no longer think of the future without confronting his past” (Dangor 131). Rather than attempting to reconcile the two, Mikey is influenced by his golden rule “look to the future, always” and decided like Marion’s parents, to annihilate his past (Dangor 131)....   [tags: Nelson Mandela, South Africa, Johannesburg]

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The Processing Of Fresh Fruit Bunch

- Before the pre oil-boom period (before 1968), Nigeria was the leading World Exporter of palm oil. Her country producing about 34.14 % and was followed by Indonesia, Congo and Malaysia which were producing about 23.82 %, 19.15 % and 14.36 % respectively (Kibly, 1968; Commonwealth Economic Committee (CEC), 1966). However, in recent statistics, Nigeria has lost this position where its currently producing about 1 % and still struggling to maintain the domestic consumption as oppose Indonesia and Malaysia that were formerly below it that are now exporting 48.03 % and 41.40 % respectively (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Statistics (FAOSTAT), 2013; United State Department o...   [tags: Palm oil, Oil palm, Petroleum, Malaysia]

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Strange Fruit by Billy Holiday

-   Strange Fruit Break Down   Strange fruit is an amazing dark poem that was sung by Billie Holiday as a very powerful deep meaning song. Strange Fruit is a terrifying protest against the inhumane acts of racism. Strange Fruit was about the murders and lynching going on in the south at the time from public hangings to burnings. The south has a cruel and terrifying past that still haunts people who live down there, reminding them that it was only a short time ago. Very rarely did any one person get prosecuted for killing a person of dark skin....   [tags: dark poetry, protest agains racism]

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Strange Fruit by Billie Holiday

-   Strange fruit is and amazing dark poem told by Billie Holiday as very powerful song. Strange Fruit is a terrifying protest against the inhumane acts of racism. Strange Fruit was about the murders and lynching going on in the south at the time from public hangings to burnings. The south has a cruel and terrifying past that haunts the very people who still live down there and remind them that only a short time ago was no one prosecuted for killing someone of dark skin since whole towns were involved in it....   [tags: racism, african americans]

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A Taste Of The Unforbidden Fruit

- A taste of the unforbidden fruit INTRODUCTION A major shift in today’s society has risen. People used to wait until marriage to have sex, but since 1960s, this concept of chastity has quickly dissolved and replaced by a mainstream accepting of fornication. Our society is starving for love and intimacy, desires that have long lived among people. However, the difference in today’s world is the fulfillment of these desires in ways our ancestors wouldn’t dare think about, especially in the Middle East where culture and religion prevail and are deeply rooted within the society....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Consumption

- Despite the proven benefits of adequate fruit and vegetable consumption to health promotion and disease prevention as well as national efforts to increase consumption to recommended levels, data suggest that the average individual’s daily intake continues to fall below recommendations for many Americans1. In a community assessment of Nacogdoches County in Texas, multiple risk factors for inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption were identified, including: low income level, poverty status, unemployment status, Black ethnicity, low level of education, and currently exhibiting another detrimental health outcome....   [tags: Nutrition ]

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The Forbidden Fruit of Knowledge

- The Romantic Era followed the Age of Enlightenment, a time of scientific discovery, political changes, and philosophical advancement. Romanticism challenged the rationality of the Enlightenment (Britannica). Romantic artists placed emotions above reason. In keeping with the Romantic tradition, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley challenges the benefits of science, education, and knowledge. In Frankenstein, Dr. Frankenstein, his creature, and Robert Walton are all ambitious; they have a desire for knowledge....   [tags: Shelley Frankenstein]

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Vegetable and Fruit Production

- Fruits and vegetables were grown in the wild for thousands of years. It was just 11,000 years ago that people began to plant and harvest fruits and vegetables. Farmers began to experiment and grew new types of fruits and vegetables. Explorers found different types of fruits and vegetables and took them to other parts of the world to grow. Since different fruits and vegetables can be found in different places of the world, their history will be different. Farming has a rich history, dating back to 10,000 years ago....   [tags: Chemical Herbicides, Food History]

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The Importance of Fruit in a Well-Balanced Diet

- An apple a day keeps the doctors away. Is that cliché really that far off. Actually, no; that statement holds truth. Everybody knows the importance of fruit as a part of a well-balanced diet, but most people do not know just how good fruit is for health. Not only does fruit aid in good physical health, but it also provides benefits for good mental health. Fruit makes weight loss more efficient and heightens brain functions. Eating a healthy amount of fruit improves the ability for the body to lose weight....   [tags: Nutrition]

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Soft Fruit Growers

- 1. Use the following headings to identify the constraints faced by the growers of soft-fruit in this case: _ Marketing _ Operations _ Human Resources Marketing: The case briefly mentions that there were successful promotions which gave raise in demand .However, these promotions were at the time of the crops maturity and that led to unsuccessful promotions .As well as this, there has been a lack of distribution channels which affected price of the product upwards. In terms soft fruit , out of season , fruit is exported from warmer countries , However , fruit taste changes , so that , it might be a strong influence on the loyal consumer who used to eat a superior taste of the original...   [tags: Agriculture]

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Genetically Modified Fruit

- Herbicides are chemicals that kill plants. Some plants are genetically modified to resist the application of herbicides. Herbicides are developed to be efficient against numerous target weeds, but it will not kill GM crops. Weeds must be controlled for they might have a huge impact on the crop yield . By the introduction of a new gene into a plant susceptible to herbicides, one can increased the tolerance of the plant towards the herbicide (Ahmad et al. 2012). De Freitas et al. introduced an anti-apoptotic p35 gene from baculovirus into the genome of the passion fruit (De Freitas et al....   [tags: Genetically Modified Foods]

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Citrus Fruit Electricity

- ... That’s what makes a fruit a citrus. KEY QUESTION: Why do citrus fruits produce electricity. INFORMATION: There’s a lot of interesting things about electricity but did ever wondered that electricity could also be produced by citrus fruits. Any type of citrus fruit can produce electricity when they get properly connected with the electrical circuit. The citric acid and water that the fruit produces act as an electrolyte, which allows it to flow through the electric circuit. An electrolyte is any substance that contains free ions that conducts electricity....   [tags: Volts, Current]

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Vitamin C Content in Fruit Juices

- Aim: To investigate the vitamin C content of fruit juice. Introduction In this experiment I will be finding out which fruit juice contains the most vitamin C. I will be using a method similar to titration but I will be using a syringe instead of a burette. Vitamin C Vitamin C also known as ascorbic acid is needed for growth and maintenance of healthy tissues, especially skin, blood vessels, bones, gums, teeth. Vitamin C aids in resistance against infection and healing of wounds. It also helps the body absorb iron from food....   [tags: science experiments, ]

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Marketing Plan For Carbonated Fruit Drink

- Carbonated Fruit Drink Any business facing product expansion or creation should carefully examine what a new product or product extension will bring to the company as a whole. Sometimes a product may seem to be a good idea; however the cost can outweigh the benefits if proper strategies are not used. The following example is of a soft-drink company with an idea of expanding into a carbonated fruit drink. By implementing the six steps to decision making the company can make an unbiased educated decision....   [tags: Decision theory, Decision making]

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A Fruit Seller Changed the Nations´ Future

- A Fruit Seller Changed the Nations’ Future The poor young man was pulling a fruit trolley in order to sell fruits and fend for his family when police surprised him and prevented him from selling fruit. When he tried to resist, one of the policewomen slapped him on his face in front of about fifty pedestrians. The poor man felt very embarrassed and burst into tears. Later, Mohammad Bouazizi, the fruit seller, decided to set himself on fire out of desperation....   [tags: revolutions, country, spring, arab, regime]

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Business Of Fruit Juice Based On Devotion

- Internal situation: • Mission: “To be leading in business of fruit juice based, on devotion to nature and produce hygiene, dynamic leadership, and constrain customer to provide best.” • Resource offering: External situation: 1) Demographic:  Age: “all age group-be specific”.  Education: “doesn’t matter”.  Income: “middle and hi-end consumer”.  Occupation: “students, working, and retired”. 2) Economic:  ‘Increasing GDP of county’  ‘Everyone can pay for’  ‘Higher disposable income, Hence more customer buying’  ‘Easy availability of loan from bank’  ‘Commercial Growth and Development’ 3) Political: “Businesses can be exaggerated by many facets of government policy....   [tags: Marketing, Strategic management, Revenue, Income]

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Stopping Fruit from Turning Brown

- Enzymes, Oxygen, Vitamin C, and Cell tissue have a very important part when it comes to fruit browning. An enzyme is a molecule a protein one. It is a biological catalyst. Oxygen is very important because every living thing needs it to survive. Vitamin C is a nutrient, that helps the body, and to have fruit stay fresh. Cell Tissue is a multicellular tissue and the tissues are organized groups that work together to fulfill a specific job. Enzymes, Oxygen, Vitamin C, and Cell Tissue have different functions to fulfill the process or the stopping of fruit browning....   [tags: enzyme, catalyst, oxygen, fresh, cell, tissue]

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Fruit Chan's Made in Hong Kong

- ... Subsequently, Ah Lung is also killed by Big Brother Wing. Moon, after taking revenge, ends his life with a pistol next to Ping’s tomb. 3.3 Significance 3.3.1 Hong Kong Handover and Hong Kong’s identity The Hong Kong Handover is crucial to this film as it is an especially important event to all the Hong Kong people where the transfer of Hong Kong sovereignty from the British to China took place, marking the end of British rule in Hong Kong. This historical event has brought significant impact to most, if not all, of the Hong Kong population....   [tags: low budget production intependent films]

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Investigating the Browning of a Fruit or Vegetable

- Investigating the Browning of a Fruit or Vegetable Aim: To design, carry out and report on an experiment which investigates the browning of red delicious, pink lady, granny smith, braeburn and royal gala apples with regard to temperature and pH levels. Hypothesis: It is expected that each apple will brown at a faster rate at warmer temperatures and at an optimal pH level. The degree and speed at which each apple portion browns will depend upon the strength and amount of the enzyme phenolase present in each portion....   [tags: Papers]

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Inheritance Patterns of the Fruit Fly

- Inheritance Patterns of the Fruit Fly The fruit fly, or the Drosophila melanogaster, was used in this experiment to study patterns of inheritance. It only takes a fruit fly 14 days to develop from an egg to an adult and then 12 hours before they become reproductive, so these factors made the fruit fly a good species to study, because we had enough time to do crosses. We were investigating the patterns of inheritance in the eye color and the wings. The wild type flies had red eyes and full wings, while the mutant phenotype had brown eyes and no wings....   [tags: Papers]

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The Marketing Principles of Fruit Winder

- The Marketing Principles of Fruit Winder There are 5 main principles of marketing. They are * Understanding customer needs. * Co-ordinating functions to achieve marketing aims. * Adopting a marketing approach. * Effective customer communications. * Constraints. UNDERSTANDING CUSTOMER NEEDS – Kellogg’s need to identify and understand the needs of both their existing customers, as well as any new potential customers. They will need to adapt their marketing approach to meet the need of these customers....   [tags: Papers]

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An Analysis of Pablo Neruda’s The United Fruit Co.

- Pablo Neruda is from Chile and gives a voice to Latin America in his poetry (Bleiker 1129). “The United Fruit Co.,” the poem by Pablo Neruda that will be analyzed in this essay, is enriched with symbolism, metaphors, and allusions. These allusions have great emphasis to the Christian religion, but some allusions are used to evoke negative emotions towards the United States (Fernandez 1; Hawkins 42). Personification and imagery along with onomatopoeia and metonymy are also found in “The United Fruit Co.” Neruda’s use of these literary devices makes his messages of imperialism, Marxism, and consumerism understandable (Fernandez 4)....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]

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The Importance of Storage in Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Logistics

- Introduction The fresh fruit and vegetable is important and remarkable point in supply chain. The fresh fruit and vegetable supply chain is characterized by many national and international small and medium-sized enterprises at the production stage. And also the consumer demand for fresh fruits and vegetables all over the year is a special challenge of this chain and this chain strongly impacts all of the particularities. Therefore, the adoption of new Technologies and new opportunities for improving information logistic can have important benefits to meet the fresh fruit and vegetable’s conditions....   [tags: supply chain, food marketing]

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How to Make Fruit Smoothies

- Ever wish there were a delicious smoothie somewhere to buy at an inexpensive price. Well there is, and there is no need to go out. Read this section on how to make fruit smoothies and make a scrumptious smoothie. To make a good smoothie, the materials needed are: about ¾ cup of juice, or milk, about 2 cups of fresh or frozen fruits, ½ of yogurt, and finally, 6 cubes of ice if the fruits aren’t frozen. A blender that can crush ice well and that has a secure lid is also required. Unlike other recipes, a smoothie recipe doesn’t have to use exact measurements....   [tags: Recipe Instructional Essays]

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How Climate Change Affects Fruit Production

- ... Although all of them are affected by climate change in one way or another, I will be focusing on what the fruit is facing. New Zealand is the second top kiwifruit-producing nation in the world, next to Italy. Approximately 400,000 tonnes of kiwifruits are produced, 93% of which are exported. The most commonly grown and found variety is the green Hayward kiwifruit, named after the horticulturalist that developed it. Around 80% of the national crop is grown in orchards in the Bay of Plenty, where the condition of the soil and climate are considered to be suited for this....   [tags: the need for exteme cold temperatures]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Strange Fruit ' By Abel Meropol

- “Strange Fruit” is one of the famous poems made by Abel Meropol in the 1937. It is briefly discussed about the Civil Right Movement, as it is to highlight the racism against the black people that actually happened in the Southern America. Awareness among people had risen, as they have finally known the problems of racism there. In this poem, Meeropol uses contrast to highlight social contradiction happening in the Southern America with varieties literary techniques that will be discussed in this essay....   [tags: White people, Race, Black people, Latin America]

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Analyzing Fruit and Vegetable Juices

- Fruits and vegetables are important components of our diet. We take fruits in raw state or in the form of juices, while vegetables are taken in the cooked form or sometimes as juices. Fruits and vegetables provide us carbohydrates, proteins and various other important organic compounds. The juices are rich sources of minerals, vitamins and many micronutrients (calcium, iron etc.) essential for us. For example, iron deficiency in humans causes anaemia and anaemic persons are advised to take leafy vegetables e.g....   [tags: Papers]

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Factors That Increase My Daily Fruit Intake

- Hypothesis: I do need to increase my daily fruit intake. Evidence: My food record shows that I have only eaten just one container of blueberries and one container of blackberries. Goal: In order to increase my fruit intake I need to budget my money well and buy more variety of fruits to eat throughout the day. I could pack an apple going to the college as a healthy snack instead of buying chips. I can also eat some fruit at the end of my meals to substitute for super sweet desserts. Instead of asking my mother for unhealthy Asian snacks, I could ask her to bring in some Asian fruits to eat instead....   [tags: Nutrition, Milk, Vegetable, Meat]

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Fresh Fruit Broken Bodies By Seth Holmes

- Rhetoric. “The art of speaking or writing effectively” (Merriam-Webster). When reading that definition, one would think the practice of rhetoric would be easy because it is the art or speaking and writing. The key word of that definition is effectively. Before taking this class, the real meaning of rhetoric was a foreign topic to me. Throughout this semester, I have broadened my knowledge on many different topics that involve effective rhetoric. At first when assigned to take this class, I wondered what it had to do with becoming a business major....   [tags: Rhetoric, Critical thinking, Credibility]

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The Mother Daughter Relationship in Oranges Are not the Only Fruit

- Oranges are not the Only Fruit starts out when Jeanette is seven years old and living with her adoptive parents in England. Jeanette’s mother is very religious, and her father is not around much. She gets pretty lonely; until she is seven years old she has been homeschooled. Her mother is so religious that she even taught Jeanette how to read from the Bible. Because Jeanette’s mother is so religious, she almost brainwashes her daughter to become a missionary. However, once Jeanette begins school things change....   [tags: Hilary Hinds, character analysis]

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“A Poison Tree”: The Fruit of One’s Saber

- During a period of Romanticism and a strong appreciation for literature, William Blake proved to the literary world that “Imagination is a doorway to the infinite.” Blake was more than just your average poet; he was a creator of beauty. His work came alive through the words and illustrations he hand made and published. Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience are Blake’s two symphonies of words that convey the juxtaposing ideas of human nature. “The Poison Tree” is the perfect representation of the experience aspect of Blake’s work due to the way it pulls the reader to ”disillusionment with human nature and society.” It leaves the reader in awe of the capability of humans and causes us to...   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]

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Comparison between Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit and Purple Hibiscus

- The Bildungsroman is a genre of prose fiction that focuses on the psychological and moral growth of the main character(s) from adolescence to adulthood. The traditional Bildungsroman originated in Germany and in his book Season of Youth: The Bildungsroman from Dickens to Golding, critic Jerome H. Buckley outlines the features of the genre and traces its development. Buckley states that the Bildungsroman is usually a novel about a sensitive boy, who grows up with certain constraints placed upon him by his continuously hostile parents, especially his father....   [tags: bildungsroman, prose fiction, oranges]

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Gregor Mendel's Fruit Flies

- Gregor Mendel's Fruit Flies Introduction      From simple heredity experiments with garden peas, to cloning sheep, the field of genetics has come a long way. Now we are closer to mapping out the human genetic map due to advances in technology, and years and years of research. Perhaps the most influential and groundbreaking scientist, Gregor Mendel, he was responsible to provide a path to where genetics is now today with his experiments of garden peas.      In lab, fruit flies were crossed to observe inheritance patterns in their offspring....   [tags: Biology Gregor Mendel Essays]

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Families in Strange Fruit

- Families in Strange Fruit The family plays an integral role in perpetuating racial traditions in Maxwell. Heads of black families took it upon themselves to teach their offspring how to properly behave amongst white people. This entailed lessons in utter submission and complete subservience. White families also educated their kin about their superior role in society. "That's one of the Anderson niggers. Been to college. Yeah. Whole family been to college. All right niggers though, even if they have....   [tags: Papers]

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Daily Recommended Consumption of Fruit and Vegetables

- Daily Recommended Consumption of Fruit and Vegetables We are encouraged to consume 4-6 portions of fruit and vegetables each day. Investigate how this might be achieved. At each stage of the life cycle we are encouraged to consume 4-6 portions of fruit and vegetables a day. As it would be too hard to investigate all the stages of the life cycle. I am only going to choose one. The group that I have chosen to base my investigation on is teenagers. I chose this particular group as I, myself am a teenager and therefore I have a fairly good idea on what we, as teenagers like and dislike to eat....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparing Amount of Glucose in Orange Fruit, Grapefruit and Lemon Fruit

- Comparing Amount of Glucose in Orange Fruit, Grapefruit and Lemon Fruit I have been given 4% of glucose solution, benedict's solution and distilled water to find out the concentration of glucose of these three juices; orange, lemon, and grapefruit. The method of serial dilution has to be done to work out the concentration; this is because the concentration of glucose is far too concentrated. A dilution factor has to be worked out; I will be using a dilution factor of 5, which means the amount of glucose and the percentage of glucose will always divide by 2 as the dilution solution carries on....   [tags: Papers]

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Juicy Fruit Investigation

- Juicy Fruit Investigation Aim: To find out if temperature affects the amount of juice the enzyme pectinase releases from an apple. Prediction ========== I predict that the temperature the pectinase will work best in is 30° - 40°, I think this will be the temperature the pectinase will be able to break down the most fruit into fruit juice. I do not believe the enzyme will work above 45° as it would become denatured. This is because I know most enzymes (similar to proteins) stop working/get destroyed above this temperature, as they are made up of protein....   [tags: Papers]

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Evolution of Learning Ability in Fruit Flies

- Learning & Memory in Fruit Flies Scientists have traditionally viewed learning and memory as "complex traits" in the sense that they are believed to be the net result of various different genetic and environmental factors interacting with one another. As it is not always practical or ethical to use human subjects in research, simpler "model" organisism are often used, and drosophila melanogaster (i.e. the fruit fly) is one of the most well known and well studied in the biological sciences. Abstract Two thousand fruit flies of the species Drosophilia melanogaster were maintained for six months before any experimenting began....   [tags: Biology Fly Drosophila]

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The Goblin Market y Chrsitia¡na Rossetti: Forbidden Fruit

- ... She becomes "listless" (297), and unable to work because her hope of again eating the fruit is destroyed."(MPhill par 3) The "feast of fruit" symbolizes her transition from a maiden to a woman. Although her sister could hear the cry Laura could not hear the cry “come buy, come buy". Without the fruit, Laura became ill and depressed, as "Her hair grew thin and grey; She dwindled, as the fair full moon doth turn to swift decay and burn".( Rossetti 277-279) Because she is no longer pure the men do not want her....   [tags: temtation, desires, restoration, fall, redemption]

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Raising The Consumption Of Fruit And Vegetables On The Campus Of Eastern Michigan University

- Purpose The purpose of the proposed workshop project will be to increase the consumption of Fruit and Vegetables on the campus of Eastern Michigan University to help aide in obesity reduction in college students. Objectives:  Students will have increased awareness on benefits associated with adequate fruit and vegetable consumption.  Students will have knowledge of adequate fruit and vegetable serving sizes.  Students will be able to identify at least 3 chronic illnesses that are associated with unhealthy eating habits  Students will be able to locate at least 2 resources available to them on nutrition and campus access to fruit and vegetables....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Vegetable]

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Plan to Utilize Motivational Interviewing to Improve Fruit and Vegetable Intake

- The essentials for the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) dictate that DNP’s utilize “organizational and systems leadership for quality improvement and systems thinking” (AACN, 2006, pg. 10). Because of this essential, it is critical that DNP students engage with organizations in various settings in order to improve the quality of healthcare nurses deliver to their patients. This paper intends to outline a plan for implementing a protocol to utilize motivational interviewing (MI) to improve fruit and vegetable intake in older adults who are patients in a primary care setting....   [tags: DNP, healthcare, nursing, older adults]

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How Does the Climate of Italy, Spain, and Greece Affect the Fruit Crops they grow?

- ... This climates only occur in Italy. Italy has another unique climate among these three countries, humid continental climates. This kind of climate is grouped in continental climates. Humid continental climates have hot and wet summers, and cold and dry winters. They have ample rainfall too. Spain also has another unique climates among these countries, semiarid. These climates are grouped in dry climates. Semiarid climates have extremely hot and dry summers, and mild and wet winters. They have ample rainfall during winter time....   [tags: comparing & contrasting the three countries]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Strange Fruit ' By Lewis Allan And ' We Wear The Mask '

- “There is only one way in which one can endure man’s inhumanity to man and that is to try, in one’s own life, to exemplify man’s humanity to man.” by Alan Paton Nothing can cause as much suffering and pain then man to man can. Racisms, violence, hatred, cruelty, and brutal behaviours are all traces of inhumanity. Both works of literature “Strange Fruit” by Lewis Allan and “We Wear the Mask” by Paul Laurence Dunbar portray inhumanity through the imagery of tortured souls, symbols of physical pain, and the symbolic imagery within their titles....   [tags: Suffering, Pain, African American]

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Proyect Management Plan: Home Delivery of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Basket

- ... 2.2 Assumptions The following conventions were made when developing this Project Charter: • This project has the approval of project inductee to host the test bed Home Delivery of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Baskets. • Contributing interventions will progress to support staff involvement with this project. • More specific workforce commitment altitudes will be defined in the project plan. 2.3 Project Objectives Business Objectives for the project are: • Define the needed functions of the Home Delivery of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Baskets....   [tags: risk and market management, plan]

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The Fruit Of A Coffee

- Coffee as we know it was not prepared in the form we commonly consume. It was not until the fifteenth century, that it was roasted, ground, and brewed. Originally, the seeds of bunn, as coffee was called in Ethiopia, grew wild on the mountainside of Ethiopia, the seeds were ground and mixed with animal fat for a quick energy source. Also the leaves were brewed to make a weak caffeinated drink (Pendergrast 1). Later it was used by Sufi monks to stay awake during their midnight prayers, their dances of mystic dervishes, and as a type of communion wine for Islamic Sufis, because wine was forbidden....   [tags: Coffee, Caffeine, Coffee culture, Cancer]

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In The Fruit at the Bottom of the Bowl by Ray Bradbury and The Tell

- In The Fruit at the Bottom of the Bowl by Ray Bradbury and The Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe both authors have to convince the reader that the main character is mad. How do they do that. Which portrayal is more effective. Why. This essay will explore which madman is portrayed the best. Both stories deal with an obsession and a madness of some sort. In ' The Fruit at the Bottom of the Bowl' by Ray Bradbury the main character is William Action who frantically cleans trying to cover up the murder....   [tags: English Literature]

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In The Fruit at the Bottom of the Bowl by Ray Bradbury and The Tell

- In The Fruit at the Bottom of the Bowl by Ray Bradbury and The Tell Tale Hear by Edgar Allen Poe, both authors have to convince the reader that the main characters is mad. How do they do that. Which portrayal is more effective. Why. 1.The two stories that are going to be compared and contrasted are 'The Fruit at the Bottom of the Bowl' by Ray Bradbury and 'The Tell Tale Heart' by Edgar Allen Poe. Both stories are about murder and how the murderers react after the killings. In the story 'The Tell Tale Heart,' Edgar Allen Poe writes about the murderer's obsession and fear of an old man's clouded eye that drives him to kill....   [tags: English Literature]

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Gender Roles in The Colour Purple and Oranges are Not the Only Fruit

- Gender Roles in The Colour Purple and Oranges are Not the Only Fruit In the novels, The Colour Purple and Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit a masculine quality in a female character or, a feminine quality in a male character is seen as a sign of strength and change. Both authors’ portrayal of gender and sexuality is an extremely significant aspect in the novels. This essay will be focusing on how Alice Walker and Jeanette Winterson present men and women as well as how the authors present the idea that gender is distinct from sexual identity and if rigidly enforced, gender roles can be highly destructive....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparing Jaco, Imaginary Day, and Strange Fruit

- Comparing Jaco, Imaginary Day, and Strange Fruit Jaco, Imaginary Day, and Strange Fruit, all are wonderful musical pieces in their own distinctive way. Jaco sounds like it derived from the traditional percussion music; yet, this particular piece created its own unique style of percussion. In fact, all of these musical pieces modified traditional music, and left a lasting impression on the music industry and on society, in general. Each piece makes one want to explore its origins and analyze the true meaning of its poignant message....   [tags: Papers]

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Banana Cultures : Agriculture, Consumption, & Environmental Change

- Soluri, John Banana Cultures: Agriculture, Consumption, & Environmental Change in Honduras & the United States. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005. Banana Cultures: Agriculture, Consumption, & Environmental Change in Honduras & the United States combines the fields of Environmental History and Economics to look at the transformation of the banana from a simple Honduran plant into a staple in American kitchens, and how the banana export trade changed cultural practices and biophysical processes that have shaped global economic institutions....   [tags: Banana, United Fruit Company]

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The Dark Leafy Greens Are The Most Nutritious Greens

- Kale is a dark leafy green. Dark leafy greens are the most nutritious greens. Other vegetables classified as dark leafy greens include spinach, collard greens and bok choy. Choose these greens whenever possible because they’re give the most amount of nutrition for each calorie. Another green vegetable is iceberg lettuce. Iceberg lettuce is not classified as a dark leafy green but as a simple leafy green. Leafy greens are still extremely nutritious, but less nutritious than their dark counterparts....   [tags: Vegetable, Fruit, Tomato, Lettuce]

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An Investigation to Determine if Fig Distribution Drives Bat Distribution

- An investigation to determine if fig distribution drives Bat distribution Introduction: Fig trees (Ficus spp. Moraceae) are groups of species-rich plants that are tropical and subtropical in nature. They are exclusively pollinated by host-tree specific wasps (Compton et al., 1996); figs have been considered to be “keystone plant resources” in many tropical forest habitats for frugivorous animals including fruit bats (Bleher et al., 2003 & Kalko et al., 1996). Fig trees have about 800 species distributed worldwide, having one of the largest genera of woody plants....   [tags: climate, variables, fruit]

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John Soluri 's Banana Cultures Agriculture, Consumption And Environmental Change

- John Soluri 's Banana Cultures Agriculture, Consumption and Environmental Change in Honduras and the United States, (Which for spatial and repetitive purposes, I will refer to as Banana Cultures for the remainder of the paper), introduces the reader to a world of corporate greed, consumption, and environmental change using the history of the common, everyday, fruit, the banana. He explores the various political occurrences, health problems, and changes in mass media through the rise of the consumption of the banana in the United States, and around the globe....   [tags: Banana, United Fruit Company]

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Real Life Applications of Stories about The Forbidden Trees

- ... The Lord God punished the woman and Adam, because they did not listen to his command. This connects to our society today, because many people who are forbidden from doing something follow the rules until that one person tell them something different to break the rule. While breaking this rule, that person will most likely face consequences in the end. In the story, “Popul Vuh,” there was a maiden who heard about the Calabash tree. “No one is to pick the fruit, nor is anyone to go beneath the tree,” they said (“Popul Vuh” 1752)....   [tags: freedom, fruit, society]

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History, Economic Significance and Origin of Bananas

- A banana is an edible fruit produced by different kinds of herbaceous flowering plants. The scientific name for the banana is Musa Acuminata. It belongs to the Musaceae Paradisiaca family and the group of monocots. The most common name is banana, but they can be also called edible banana. The objective of this report is for the audience to understand the history, economic significance, where it originated, and the current distribution of the banana. Bananas were originally found in Southeast Asia, mainly in India....   [tags: crop and fruit industry]

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The Sweet Powers of Bitter Melon

- The Sweet Power of Bitter Melon As the world faces deadly and challenging health problems each and every second, scientists are engineering new drugs to combat these lethal diseases and infections. But, instead of producing new medicines with new side effects, what if the key to a cure could be found in natural substances growing right in our own backyard. For years, I have watched my grandfather follow a daily routine of juicing a green, peculiar looking fruit and never failing to drink it every morning....   [tags: karalela, fruit, diabetis]

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The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations ( Fao )

- Minimising Fruit And Vegetables Waste That Is Not Aesthetically Pleasing To The Consumer Between 30% and 50% of food produced around the world is put to waste and one of the biggest reasons for this is due to the physical standards of the produce (IMECHE 2013). Despite these products still being consumable, they go to waste simply because they do not look good enough to eat. Aesthetics should not play a part in the consumption of perfectly good food and it is important that we find a way to rectify this situation to minimise the vast amount of food that is currently being put to waste....   [tags: Agriculture, Food, Fruit]

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College Students At Arizona State University

- This is the simplest and also the hardest question that people ask themselves every day. What should I eat today. People concern themselves with this question everyday. As college students at Arizona State University, students eat a lot in the Memorial Union which is the cafeteria at ASU. There are several different kinds of food for students to eat, but there is still a limited type of food for students to choose. It is because most of food shops in Memorial Union provide greasy food. For example, students can find both Burger King and Chick-Fil-A in Memorial Union, but both of them are selling fast food which are fried and really greasy....   [tags: Nutrition, Time, Fruit, Food]

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Innocent Smoothies Are Coming to Japan

- Introduction Innocent is a well-established smoothie and health food company in its home market of the UK and has had success in moving into various markets in the European Union. With the added partnership with global brand Coca-Cola, it could be said that Innocent is in prime position to begin its expansion into new markets globally. This report will note the benefits and potential risks of entering the chosen market of Japan based on research and theoretical analysis. Japan was first chosen due to initial research showing that it was one of the most health conscious countries in the world, with the lowest obesity rates....   [tags: healthy, obesity, fruit]

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Technical Innovations in Sea Transport of Local Banana Varieties (Musa sp) in the Philippines

- Over-ripening of local banana varieties (Saba, Lakatan and Latundan) for domestic market is a big problem during inter-island transport in the Philippines. This can be attributed to bulk handling, inappropriate container van and high transit temperature. Rapid appraisals over two decades documented the technical innovations done by the key players in the supply chain to alleviate the problem. Commercial shipment trials from southern to northern Philippines using ethylene absorbent were also conducted to reduce ripening....   [tags: fruit monoculture business]

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Mathematical Modelling and Grand Nain

- Mathematical modelling was done to predict mass of the banana fruit var. Grand Nain from the physical characteristics like length, width, thickness, volume, geometrical mean diameter, etc. The observed physical properties of banana were statistically analysed and their mean, standard deviation, error and coefficient of variance were presented. The fitted models were divided into three classifications. Among the first classification model, empirical equation describing the length and width (model no.4) predicts the mass with highest R2 value....   [tags: agricultural products, banana fruit]

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Eating Unhealthy Food And Healthy Food

- Have you ever heard the statement you are what you eat. I was eating what I wanted to eat and did not care if the food that I ate was healthy or not. I loved deep fried food and food which is made from flour. I was so shocked when I wore my clothes and they became too small for me. Moreover, when I was looking at myself at mirror, I looked bigger and gained a lot on my weight. These things made me realize that what I ate effect to my shape and my health so I changed my eating habits from eating unhealthy food to healthy food....   [tags: Nutrition, Fruit, Food, Health]

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Effects Of Fatty Liver Diet Plan

- Fatty Liver Diet Plan Fatty Liver is a condition to which causes are yet to be properly and precisely identified. It has however been foun to be more prevalent in middle-aged overweight, diabetic, or people with high cholesterol. Other probable causes may include long-term medication, hepatitis, inheritance, malnutrition and rapid weight loss. There is also another type of Fatty Liver Disease which is brought by pregnancy and could be quite risky for mother and child, although no one understands, it is said that raging hormones play a role....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Fat, Fruit]

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The Year Is Busy For The Visitors Bureau

- The start of the year is busy for the Visitors Bureau in Yuma Arizona. Starting off with the Fields to Feast, the F.t.F. which has been in existence for 5 consecutive years and a sold out event with people registering and buying tickets as early as Oct, when the tickets go on sale. F.t.F which takes place from Jan. 6 - Feb. 24. Don’t worry, lettuce days is coming up Feb. 27-28. “The sunniest city in the world,” said Dustin Mylius during a phone interview. “The bureau plans to continue with this annual event and its open to everyone,” said Mylius....   [tags: Vegetable, Fruit, Arizona, Cabbage]

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