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  Raspberry - New World Encyclopedia
Raspberry or red raspberry is the common term for the plant Rubus idaeus in the rose family (Rosaceae).
The flower and fruit of the raspberry, which are important for the raspberry's individual purpose of reproduction, also provide larger values for the ecosystem and for human beings.
Ecologically, the raspberry flower is a nectar source for honeybees, and the fruit is consumed by numerous animals.
www.newworldencyclopedia.org /entry/Raspberry   (1601 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - The Raspberry
Raspberry bushes, referred to as 'canes', generally grow in forest clearings or fields and if left unchecked can potentially take over the entire planet, much like the red weed in HG Wells' War of the Worlds, but perhaps that is a slight exaggeration.
Another variety, the fl raspberry (or flcap) - not to be confused with the flberry - is a North American native, while there is a third variety of the fruit: the golden raspberry.
Raspberry leaf tea is not only said to relieve stomach cramps and the symptoms of morning sickness, but can also aid the healing of mouth ulcers.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A284528   (1199 words)

  Raspberry Diseases
Raspberries grown in Minnesota are commonly infected by a variety of fungal and viral diseases, which vary in expression, severity, and frequency.
Verticillium wilt is a soilborne fungus that infects the vascular tissue of raspberries.
Raspberry mosaic disease is caused by a complex of viruses and transmitted by the large raspberry aphid.
www.extension.umn.edu /distribution/horticulture/DG1152.html   (1760 words)

 Raspberry Leaf
Raspberry leaf was found to cause a relaxant effect on the uterus.
The findings of the observational study suggested that the raspberry leaf herb can be consumed by women during their pregnancy for the purpose for which it is taken, that is, to shorten labour with no identified side effects for the women or their babies.
Raspberry leaf tablets reduced the incidence of artificial rupture of membranes, forceps and ventouse births.
www.pregnancy.com.au /raspberry_leaf.htm   (1333 words)

 Raspberry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Raspberry or Red Raspberry (Rubus idaeus) is a plant that produces a tart, sweet, red composite fruit in summer or early autumn.
Raspberries have also been crossed with other members of the Rubus genus, resulting in a number of hybrids, such as boysenberry and loganberry.
Raspberries are sometimes eaten by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species (butterflies and moths).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Raspberry   (761 words)

 Red Raspberry
Raspberry is native to Europe (R. idaeus) and North America (R. strigosus) and has been used for similar medicinal purposes in both areas.
Raspberry leaf tea has traditionally been used as a woman's herb to control heavy menstrual bleeding, reduce the risk of miscarriage, and promote a healthy pregnancy.
Raspberry juice was one of twenty vegetable and fruit juices tested that showed antimutagenic activity against benzo[a]pyrene, which is a mutagen and carcinogen.
www.bodyandfitness.com /Information/Herbal/Research/raspberry.htm   (520 words)

And, in the foothills and mountains of western North Carolina, the raspberry 'floricanes' are especially prone to winter freeze injury as temperatures in these areas may fluctuate in January and February by as much as 40-50 F in a given 24 hr period.
Black raspberries or "flcaps" may tolerate somewhat higher summer temperatures and be adapted to a wider area in North Carolina than red raspberries, but they are quite susceptible to several serious disease problems including anthracnose, crown gall, orange rust, and virus diseases.
Black raspberries are set 2-1/2 ft apart with 8-10 ft between rows being adequate to prevent spread of fungus diseases which tend to be prevalent with the plantings in closer rows.
www.ces.ncsu.edu /depts/hort/hil/hil-8204.html   (2197 words)

With respect to raspberry leaves, however, it must be noted that tea made from them has acquired a considerable reputation as "the drink" for expectant mothers.
The raspberry leaves' astringent properties for treating sore mouth or diarrhea, etc., are readily explained by an appreciable content of hydrolyzable tannin, containing both gallic and ellagic acids in the free and combined forms.
Raspberry leaves also tone the mucous membranes throughout the body, soothe the kidneys and urinary tract and are useful for allaying diarrhea and stopping hemorrhage.
www.herbs2000.com /herbs/herbs_raspberry.htm   (1191 words)

 Chapter 7: Small Fruits and Brambles
The raspberry flower is about 1 inch in diameter and has five whitish petals, many stamens inserted on the calyx, and many ovaries, each with a slender terminal style usually remaining on the drupelet.
Wellington (1913) and Hardy (1931) concluded that the raspberry is self-fertile, and that the pollen fertilizes the stigma before the flower is open.
None of the research workers who have studied the pollination requirements of raspberries have recommended that steps be taken to increase the pollinator population on the raspberry since Hooper (1913) made the general statement that raspberries need insect pollination.
gears.tucson.ars.ag.gov /book/chap7/raspberry.html   (1305 words)

 Raspberry Leaf
Infusions of raspberry leaf have been traditionally used as an important gynecological aid by women of the Cherokee, Iroquois and Mohawk nations of North America.
Raspberry Leaf tea's robust, full-bodied flavor is reminiscent of fine fl tea, making it an excellent choice in a caffeine-free breakfast or afternoon tea.
Raspberry leaves also contain Vitamins A and B complex and many minerals, including phosphorus and potassium.
www.homestead.com /dclwolf/Raspberry.html   (504 words)

 Stash Tea: Stash Wild Raspberry Herbal Tea
Raspberries grow wild in the cooler regions of the northern hemisphere and in some parts of the southern hemisphere as well.
Raspberries from Northern India and the Himalayas are fl, while yellow and white raspberries grow in Europe and parts of Asia.
Raspberry jams, jellies, syrups and vinegars are famous around the world, as are raspberry desserts such as ice cream, sorbet, pastries, and pies.
www.stashtea.com /w-050460.htm   (428 words)

Black raspberries, or framboises noires as they are known in France, are infused with a fine cognac that has been mellowed and aged at least four years in oak barrels.
The sweet taste of raspberries followed-up with a mouth-puckering sour, chill it and serve as a tangy shot or mix it with Coconut Rum for a Raspberry Colada.
The Raspberry is a plant that produces a tart, sweet, red composite fruit in summer or early autumn.
www.internetwines.com /spirits-liqueur-raspberry.html   (2294 words)

 Planting Rasperries in the Home Garden
Raspberry plants are relatively easy to grow and are hardy in most areas of Iowa.
All wild brambles near the raspberry planting should be removed to prevent the spread of diseases to the new planting.
Raspberry plants may be purchased as dormant, bare root or as actively growing plants.
www.ipm.iastate.edu /ipm/hortnews/1993/3-17-1993/rasp.html   (730 words)

 Raspberry   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Incidentally, botanically the raspberry is not a berry at all, but a ‘drupelet’: a compound fruit made up of little drupes – stone fruits each containing only one seed enclosed in a hard shell.
In the garden, the erect, slightly prickly, stems of the raspberry bush – known as canes – grow to a height of one to two metres.
Raspberries thrive best where it is sunny to semi-shady: in the wild they grow on the edges of woods, in sunny glades, on banks and in clearings.
www.wala.de /english/pflanze/archiv/himbeere.htm   (826 words)

 Raspberry - Glossary - Know-how - BBC Good Food
A member of the rose family, raspberries have a wonderfully intense, sweet taste, and many consider them to be the finest flavoured of all the berries.
Raspberries grow well in cool, damp climates, and the red varieties, such as Heritage and Malling Jewel, are the most commonly sold, though you can also find fl, yellow and golden types.
Avoid raspberries with their hulls still attached; that indicates that they were picked before they were ripe, so their flavour will be tart.
www.bbcgoodfood.com /content/knowhow/glossary/raspberry   (506 words)

 Raspberry: Cooking Terms: RecipeTips.com
The fl Raspberry has a distinctively fl color, is typically found in forests and field areas, and is referred to as the flcap Raspberry, a name derived from its distinctive cap-like shape.
A hybrid of the fl and red Raspberry is known as the purple Raspberry, taking on the purple overtone, but having the same texture as the fl or red and a mildly sweet flavor.
The golden Raspberry is not a common berry and is most often produced in limited quantities to be served as a dessert berry.
www.recipetips.com /glossary-term/t--33980/raspberry.asp   (781 words)

 Apostle Islands NL - Raspberry Island Light Station   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The lens for the Raspberry lantern was crafted in France and took months to make its way over the ocean and across half a continent.
As originally built, the Raspberry lighthouse was a boxy, two-bedroom house with a shed at one side containing the kitchen.
The Raspberry Island lighthouse is the most readily accessible of the six Apostle Island stations.
www.nps.gov /apis/raspberr.htm   (1015 words)

 Mysore Raspberry
In Florida, some interest was still alive in 1965, but early enthusiasm waned as homeowners neglected their raspberry bushes, growth became too rampant, picking more and more difficult among the tangle of thorny canes, and birds competed eagerly for the crop.
This raspberry has a remarkable climatic range in Asia, from the relatively warm altitude of 1,500 ft (450 m) to the temperate environment at 10,000 ft (3,000 m).
The Mysore raspberry is often grown from seed but germination is slow and irregular (from 3 weeks to several months), and the seedlings are subject to damping-off.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/morton/mysore_raspberry.html   (1089 words)

 Reliable Raspberries
Raspberries are joyfully exuberant about procreating by underground runners, poking up impressive numbers of healthy new plants all around your original patch.
Raspberry plants need a significant amount of nitrogen to grow to their full 6 or 7 feet, but you should stop pushing high-nitrogen fertilizer on them as fruiting time approaches.
Raspberries also make a great sauce, which can be frozen and used hot as the crowning touch on a simple dessert, or cold as a coulis.
www.taunton.com /finegardening/pages/g00061.asp   (2540 words)

Counties with the most acres in raspberries are located in the Northeast and West-Central regions of the state.
Raspberries should not be planted in areas where potatoes, tomatoes or eggplant had been previously planted to protect against verticillium wilt, or near wild brambles because they can harbor insect pests and diseases.
Prune and destroy damaged canes by raspberry cane borer and red-necked cane borer and remove crowns infested by raspberry crown borer.
www.ipmcenters.org /cropprofiles/docs/OHraspberry.html   (2593 words)

 Raspberry Puree Recipe & Photo - Joyofbaking.com
In fact, this puree does not even use fresh raspberries, instead frozen unsweetened berries are used which are available year round and at a reasonable price.
Raspberry sauce has many uses; from simply pouring it over a bowl of ice cream or using on a plated dessert to flavoring creams and sauces.
Throw away the raspberry seeds and, to the strained juice, stir in the lemon juice (if using) and 1/2 cup (100 grams) of white sugar (add more if needed).
www.joyofbaking.com /raspberrypuree.html   (406 words)

Raspberry leaf teas have long been known as a medicine for pregnant women.
Raspberry preparations have a history in Europe as well as the U.S. in treating for morning sickness, uterine irritability, threatened miscarriage, and as a birth assistant.
AGIS phytochemical analysis for raspberry fruit, leaf, and whole plant.
www.kstrom.net /isk/food/rasptrib.html   (420 words)

 Raspberry Swirl Ice Cream Recipe & Photo - Joyofbaking.com
Raspberry Swirl Ice Cream is one great example; where you take homemade vanilla ice cream that has a nice sweet vanilla flavor and creamy smooth texture and layer it with a tart and tangy flavored raspberry sauce.
Once the vanilla ice cream is made, it is layered in your container with the raspberry sauce.
Once the ice cream is made, to create the marbleized or swirled pattern, place about one third of the ice cream in the bottom of a container and then pour about one half of the raspberry sauce on top of it.
www.joyofbaking.com /RaspberrySwirlIceCream.html   (962 words)

 botanical.com - A Modern Herbal | Raspberry
The ripe fruit is fragrant, subacid and cooling: it allays heat and thirst, and is not liable to acetous fermentation in the stomach.
Raspberry vinegar is an acid syrup made with the fruit-juice, sugar and white-wine vinegar, and when added to water forms an excellent cooling drink in summer, suitable also in feverish cases, where the acid is not an objection.
A home-made wine, brewed from the fermented juice of ripe Raspberries, is antiscrofulous, and Raspberry syrup dissolves the tartar of the teeth.
www.botanical.com /botanical/mgmh/r/raspbe05.html   (1013 words)

 Lindemans Framboise Raspberry Lambic Beer is a Delicious Alternative to Traditional Beer - Associated Content
It has a rich raspberry flavor that makes Lindemans Framboise Raspberry Lambic closer to a sparkling wine cooler than a beer, although the Framboise Lambic is still technically a beer.
The distinguishing characteristic of the Lindemans Framboise Raspberry Lambic Beer is the raspberry flavor.
The raspberry flavor itself, though, is a balance between sweetness and tartness, that captures the flavor of a just-ripe raspberry fresh from the vine.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/261562/lindemans_framboise_raspberry_lambic.html   (754 words)

 Raspberry Diseases in Michigan
The common raspberry aphid (a rather large, greenish aphid found on shoot tips and on the undersides of the leaves) spreads the virus from diseased cultivated and wild raspberry plants.
The virus is spread by the dagger nematode Xiphinema americanum from the roots of diseased raspberry bushes or weeds to the roots of healthy bushes.
Verticillium wilt (Verticillium alboatrum) of raspberries is caused by a soil borne fungus.
web1.msue.msu.edu /vanburen/e-1730.htm   (1895 words)

 Raspberry Recipes - Fruit - All Recipes
Raspberry sauce is swirled into the batter of a creamy white chocolate cheesecake.
To make this scrumptious pie, rhubarb, flberries and raspberries are combined with sugar and flour and refrigerated overnight.
This sweet mixture is then spooned into a made-from-scratch crust, topped with another round of pastry and popped into the oven to bake to perfection.
allrecipes.com /Recipes/Fruits-and-Vegetables/Fruits/Raspberries/Main.aspx   (384 words)

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