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  Fruit of the Loom - Cotton Clothing T Shirt Underwear Apparel Outerwear
For more than 150 years, Fruit of the Loom has fulfilled a promise to its consumers...
When you buy Fruit of the Loom products, you can be assured of comfortable, up-to-date styles at value prices.
For generations, families have purchased the Fruit of the Loom label with confidence.
www.fruit.com   (203 words)

  
  Fruit - MSN Encarta
Fruits also play a critical role in dispersing seeds, increasing the likelihood that at least some will land in an environment favorable for germination, or sprouting, which helps to perpetuate the plant species.
The process of fruit formation begins with pollination, the transfer of pollen from the anther of one plant to the stigma of another, which prepares the plant for fertilization.
Some fruits with the word berry in their names, such as raspberry and strawberry, develop differently and are not really berries at all.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761576964/Fruit.html   (1810 words)

  
 Fruit Identification Outline
A slender, dry, dehiscent fruit that superficially resemble a legume, except the mustard silique is composed of two carpels with a partition or septum down the center (i.e.
[The legume fruit is composed of a single carpel and does not have the central partition or septum.] This is the typical fruit of the mustard family (Cruciferae or Brassicaceae).
The grain is truly a fruit (not a seed) because it came from a separate ripened ovary within the grass inflorescence.
waynesword.palomar.edu /fruitid1.htm   (3210 words)

  
 fruit
Dried fruit from storage is usually too hard to be eaten as is. To improve the texture, shake some fruit up with a small quantity of water in a sealed plastic container and leave closed for 12 hours.
Fruit which is nearly dry can be finished in the oven of a stove, by placing the fruit on an oven slide, setting the oven on minimum heat setting and leaving the door half open.
Fruit which is being dipped but which cannot be placed out to dry because of inclement weather should be dipped for the full initial period and then re-dipped for three hours every 24 hours until it can be placed out to dry.
www.tricountyfarm.org /oregon_driedfruit.asp   (1794 words)

  
 FRUIT
Fruit cultivar recommendations are based on local soil and climate conditions.
Most fruits are pollinated by insects with bees and wasps being the most common pollinators.
Fruit for the coming year comes from shoots that develop from the buds on these canes.
www.hcs.ohio-state.edu /mg/manual/fruit.htm   (1897 words)

  
 Fruits and Vegetables at EnchantedLearning.com
The fruit are banana, grapes, apple, lemon, strawberry, pineapple, cherries, watermelon, orange, and pear.
The fruits are apples, bananas, cherries, grapes, lemons, oranges, pears, pineapples, strawberries, and watermelons.
Fruit bats are large flying mammals that eat fruit and flowers.
www.enchantedlearning.com /themes/fruit.shtml   (1644 words)

  
 The Fruit Pages - Education, Health Diet, Fruits Information
The Fruit Pages - Education, Health Diet, Fruits Information
Why Is A Tomato A Piece Of Fruit?
Set up The Fruit Pages as your Home Page
www.thefruitpages.com   (34 words)

  
 Natural Fruit for Winemakers
Take a look at our fruit wine recipes and instructions to find out just how easy and fun making your own fruit brandy, wine, wine coolers and meads can be.
Their new line of fruit purees provide you with all of the fresh fruit flavor and character without the seeds, skins or crushing of solid packed fruit.
Fruit bases are solid pack fruit in their natural juices.
www.leeners.com /fruits.html   (445 words)

  
 Fruit Labels - the web's first fruit label site
Fruit labels, known as fruit stickers in the U.S.A., are not the same as 'Fruit Crate' labels.
Fruit crate labels are very much larger than fruit labels, typically about 9 inches (23cm) wide by 6 inches (16cm) high, and they had a different function; they were used to label boxes or crates which contained fruit and not the actual fruit.
A further inconvenience to fruit eaters and label collectors is that an increasing number of fruit labels incorporate cuts in the backing material so that the label tears when being removed.
www.nationalfinder.com /fruitlabels/index.htm   (2439 words)

  
 Skytopia Fruit Emporium: exotic fruit pictures & rankings
Our fruit baskets are delivered nationwide and include a seasonal assortment of fresh fruit favorites that are individually selected and sure to be appreciated.
Surely the most bitter/acidic fruit, the humble lemon gets the award for the fruit most used as a flavour but something which is rarely eaten raw.
A semi-exotic fruit, the kiwi, also known as the 'Chinese gooseberry', is awesome in its subtlety of flavour - and is superior in every way to the watermelon.
www.skytopia.com /project/fruit/fruit.html   (5667 words)

  
 Fruit Group - Food for Thought - University of Illinois Extension
The fruit group is an important part of MyPyramid.
In general, 1 cup of fruit or 100% fruit juice, or ½; cup of dried fruit can be counted as 1 cup from the fruit group.
While slowly stirring the fruit mixture, sprinkle in the pudding mix.
www.urbanext.uiuc.edu /foodforthought/0212.html   (433 words)

  
 Fruits: How to select, store and serve these healthy foods - MayoClinic.com
Fruits contain phytochemicals — a group of compounds that may reduce your risk of chronic diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.
For example, oranges and kiwi fruit are good sources of vitamin C. Bananas are a good source of potassium, and apricots are high in vitamin A. So if you rarely venture beyond a few of your favorites, you're missing out on the nutrients and benefits of other fruits.
Fresh fruit is generally best because it contains the most nutrients, but frozen fruit, fruits canned in their own juice or water, and dried fruit are good alternatives.
www.mayoclinic.com /health/food-and-nutrition/NU00251   (1219 words)

  
 FRUIT
The mature size of a fruit tree is determined by rootstocks and sometimes by an INTERSTEM graft.
Fruit trees are deep rooted, so good drainage of the subsoil is critical to proper root development.
After planting, all fruit trees should be pruned to a height of 24 to 28 inches.
www.hcs.ohio-state.edu /mg/manual/fruit6.htm   (1852 words)

  
 ERS/USDA Briefing Room - Fruit and Tree Nuts
Fruit and Tree Nuts Outlook, issued six times a year, provides current intelligence and forecasts the effects of changing conditions in the U.S. fruit and tree nuts sector.
Fruit and Vegetable Backgrounder describes the economic characteristics of the U.S. fruit and vegetable industry, providing supply, demand, and policy background for an industry that accounts for nearly a third of U.S. crop cash receipts and a fifth of U.S. agricultural exports.
Relaxing Fruit and Vegetable Planting Restrictions finds that market effects would likely be limited and confined to specific regions and commodities.
www.ers.usda.gov /Briefing/FruitAndTreeNuts   (652 words)

  
  BBC NEWS | Health | Warning over fruit juice 'excess'
Fruit juices and smoothies may seem to be a healthy choice, but dieticians are warning people not to drink too many.
The examination of the fruit juice market by research company Mintel looked at pure fruit juice - both fresh or from a concentrate - and drinks that contain a percentage of juice.
Dr Phillips said fruit juices only count as one portion a day, no matter how much someone drank, because the aim was to encourage people to eat a variety of fruit and vegetables to get a range of nutrients.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/health/4208823.stm   (482 words)

  
  Fruit - LoveToKnow 1911
Thus the fruit of the hazel and oak consists of the ovary enveloped by the bracts; that of the apple and pear, of the ovary and floral receptacle; and that of the pineapple, of the whole inflorescence.
The object of the fruit in the economy of the plant is the protection and nursing of the developing seed and the dispersion of the ripe seeds.
Fruits and seeds of West Indian plants are thrown up on the coasts of north-west Europe, having been carried by the Gulf Stream, and will often germinate; many are rendered buoyant by air-containing cavities, and the embryo is protected from the seawater by the tough coat of fruit or seed.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Fruit   (9027 words)

  
 AZ Master Gardener Manual: Fruit
Fruit consists of the fertilized and mature ovules, called seeds, and the ovary wall, which may be fleshy, as in the apple, or dry and hard as in a maple fruit.
The only parts of the fruit which are genetically representative of both the male and female flowers are the seeds (mature ovules).
The rest of the fruit arises from the maternal plant, and is therefore genetically identical to that parent.
ag.arizona.edu /pubs/garden/mg/botany/fruit.html   (304 words)

  
 Fruit   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Flavonoids are abundant in fruits, although increasing fruit consumption alone may not be sufficient to prevent or reverse capillary fragility.
Whole fruit and fruit and vegetable juice, which are high in potassium, are recommended by some doctors for CHF; however, this dietary change should be discussed with a healthcare provider, because several drugs given to people with CHF can actually cause retention of potassium, making dietary potassium, even from fruit, dangerous.
A high-fiber diet, particularly one that is high in water-soluble fiber (such as fruit), is associated with decreased risk of both fatal and nonfatal heart attacks, probably because presence of such fiber is known to lower cholesterol.
www.kroger.com /hn/Food_Hbc/Fruit_Hbc.htm   (2792 words)

  
 The Fruit Fly in You
February 3, 2004: Fruit flies are bug eyed and spindly, they love rotten bananas, and, following orders from their pin-sized brains, they can lay hundreds of eggs every day.
That's why fruit flies, known to scientists as Drosophila melanogaster, are commonplace in genetic research labs.
Fruit flies will travel to the ISS onboard the space shuttle after it returns to flight.
science.nasa.gov /headlines/y2004/03feb_fruitfly.htm   (1090 words)

  
 Fruit Of The Spirit
The fruit list is clearly not intended as an exhaustive description of the fruit, but was given to highlight the fruit that Paul wants the Galatian church to keep in mind.
The evidence of that growth was the fruit.
Unity is one of the fruit of the Spirit.
www.spirithome.com /fruitssp.html   (1878 words)

  
 Fruit
In teaming up with our experienced fruit buying friends, we are working with folks who have their fingers on the pulse of the fruit market, people who use their expertise to provide us with high quality organic fruit at competitive prices.
Fruit deliveries vary in weight and piece count due to the seasonality of organic fruit and the fluctuating prices that must be paid to keep buying the best stuff on the market.
Fruits, of course, often ripen at room temperature, whereas refrigeration is usually key for proper vegetable storage.
homepage.mac.com /angelicorganics/Fruit.html   (3497 words)

  
 CD Baby: FRUIT: The Trio Album - Live At The Church - from mll
This CD is a must, but don't miss Fruit's other CDs with full band as they're equally wonderful.
This album shows what Fruit are best at and how great their songs work in their original form.
I heard Fruit play selections from this CD live a few days ago, and hearing this CD again brings back so many feelings from that night.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/fruitmusic3/from/mll   (321 words)

  
 fruit
The fruit was often picked just the day before.
If i buy a mango nowadays it has made a long trip from the orchard, in for example Senegal, where it is picked unripe, to my table in the Netherlands.
If you don't find the fruit you like best, or if you have a very nice page on a particular type of fruit.
www.xs4all.nl /~pwitteve/fruit.htm   (201 words)

  
 Fruit - Little Explorers
The kiwi is a tangy fruit that grows in warm areas.
A lime is a sour, green citrus fruit.
Watermelon is a delicious, red fruit with a thick green rind.
www.enchantedlearning.com /food/fruit.shtml   (290 words)

  
 MyPyramid.gov - Inside The Pyramid - Tips to help you eat fruits
Buy fresh fruits in season when they may be less expensive and at their peak flavor.
Buy fruits that are dried, frozen, and canned (in water or juice) as well as fresh, so that you always have a supply on hand.
Choose fruit options, such as sliced apples, mixed fruit cup, or 100% fruit juice that are available in some fast food restaurants.
www.mypyramid.gov /pyramid/fruits_tips.html   (682 words)

  
 The Fruit Game
On your turn, you must pick one kind of fruit (lemon, peach, orange or banana) and remove at least one of them from the table.
Since the Fruit Game first went online October 13th 1995, we have received literally thousands of letters from students, teachers, mathematicians, nearly all of them extremely annoyed at the game.
You see, in the Original Fruit Game you were forced to play first in a situation that could not be won.
www.2020tech.com /fruit   (354 words)

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