News tagged with protein content

Black-eyed pea holds tasty promise for Africa

The black-eyed pea, one of the world's oldest cultivated vegetables, is also one of the most promising as a nutritious food product, according to researchers who gathered in Senegal on Monday.

dateSep 27, 2010 in Other
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Garden birds shun organic

The nutritional benefits of organic food have been called into question by new research which shows wild garden birds prefer conventional seed to that which has been organically- grown.

dateMay 18, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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New crops needed for new climate

Plants grown under high CO2 and drought conditions show an increase in toxic compounds, a decrease in protein content and a decrease in yield. Dr. Ros Gleadow will present her findings at the Society for Experimental Biology ...

dateJun 29, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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