Worldwide, more than 2 million tons of bamboo shoots are consumed annually of which about 1.3 million tons are produced in China alone.
Lemon is known to have originated in Asia, some linked it to northwestern India but its true home is unknown.
Root crops are important in developing tropical countries like the Philippines. They are source of food and income to farmers.
With the alarming rate among adults having high blood pressure, one can sincerely calls for an advocacy for healthy eating habits and lifestyle practices to avoid cardiovascular diseases.
The increased cost of energy dependent fertilizer and the need to conserve plant nutrients by recycling them have focused attention to organic material sources of fertilizers. One of the cheapest and most available organic substances is rice straw.
Mangosteen is a delicious tropical fruit considered to be a veritable health fruit. It has been known to be rich in micronutrients.
Azolla is a small aquatic fern (usually 1-5 cm large) which grows on saturated or moist soil.
Pure fruit juice provide provides essential nutrients and in moderation may actually help children maintain a healthy weight.