Energy crop
An energy crop is a plant grown as a low-cost and low-maintenance harvest used to make biofuels, such as bioethanol, or combusted for its energy content to generate electricity or heat. Energy crops a...
Energy crop - Wikipedia
HHmong Co-operative Hemp Cooperative in Lung Tam Village. Ha Giang, Vietnam
HA GIANG, Vietnam Hmong Co-operative Hemp Cooperative in Lung Tam Village. Ha Giang, Vietnam Peek In Motion I Who Are They? Two curious travellers who decided to lend their professional skills to.....
The Real Reason Wheat is Toxic (it’s not the gluten)
This is why you need to stop eating toxic wheat even if you do not have a gluten disorder.
Miniature Worlds Crafted Inside Wooden Rings By Secret Wood | Designwrld
Canadian jewelry maker Secret Wood designs and produces beautiful and unique wooden rings that encompass little worlds inside them.
The Lucky Peach Guide to Miso
Miso is fermented soybean paste—but let’s be more specific. It takes only a glimpse of pale, sweet shiro miso or burly, fudgy hatcho miso to see that “miso” casts an enormous net: varieties of miso ca...
A New Kind Of Wood Chip: Collaboration Could Lead To Biodegradable Computer Chips
In an effort to alleviate the environmental burden of electronic devices, a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers has collaborated with researchers in the Madison-based U.S. Department o...
How to make homemade tofu | The Splendid Table
Why make tofu yourself? Because you want to experience it at its peak -- freshly made, creamy, and subtly sweet. Homemade tofu is as precious as homemade bread. Unless you are planning to make rectang...
The skyscrapers made from wood
If the 20th century was the century of the skyscraper, then the 21st century is shaping up as the century of the wooden "plyscaper."
DNA discovery: British people ate imported wheat 8,000 years ago
DNA evidence suggests the hunter-gatherers of Britain were importing wheat from their agrarian neighbors on mainland Europe as much as 8,000 years ago.
Sunflower
In my recent trip to India, I was surprised to find the popularity of Sun Flower farming. These farms provide some of the best opportunities for video and pi...
Food vs. fuel
Food versus fuel is the dilemma regarding the risk of diverting farmland or crops for biofuels production to the detriment of the food supply. The biofuel and food price debate involves wide-ranging v...
Food vs. fuel - Wikipedia
Hemp
Hemp (from Old English hænep) is a commonly used term for high-growing varieties of the Cannabis plant and its products, which include fiber, oil, and seed. Hemp is refined into products such as hemp ...
Hemp - Wikipedia
Oil palm
Elaeis guineensis is a species of palm commonly called African oil palm or macaw-fat. It is the principal source of palm oil. It is native to west and southwest Africa, specifically the area between A...
Oil palm - Wikipedia
Cardoon
The cardoon (Cynara cardunculus), also called the artichoke thistle, cardone, cardoni, carduni or cardi, is a thistle-like plant in the family Asteraceae. It is a naturally occurring species that is s...
Cardoon - Wikipedia
Gossypium herbaceum
Gossypium herbaceum, commonly known as Levant cotton, is a species of cotton native to the semi-arid regions of sub-Saharan Africa and Arabia where it still grows in the wild as a perennial shrub. It ...
Gossypium herbaceum - Wikipedia
The Real Reason Wheat is Toxic (it’s not the gluten)
This is why you need to stop eating toxic wheat even if you do not have a gluten disorder.
Miniature Worlds Crafted Inside Wooden Rings By Secret Wood | Designwrld
Canadian jewelry maker Secret Wood designs and produces beautiful and unique wooden rings that encompass little worlds inside them.
Copaiba
Copaiba is a stimulant oleoresin obtained from the trunk of several pinnate-leaved South American leguminous trees (genus Copaifera). The thick, transparent exudate varies in color from light gold to ...
Copaiba - Wikipedia
The Lucky Peach Guide to Miso
Miso is fermented soybean paste—but let’s be more specific. It takes only a glimpse of pale, sweet shiro miso or burly, fudgy hatcho miso to see that “miso” casts an enormous net: varieties of miso ca...
Gossypium sturtianum
Sturt's Desert Rose (Gossypium sturtianum) is a woody shrub, closely related to cultivated cotton, found in most mainland states of Australia and the Northern Territory. It is also known as the Darlin...
Gossypium sturtianum - Wikipedia
Distichlis distichophylla
Distichlis distichophylla is a species of grass commonly known as Australian Salt-grass, Emu Grass or Pineapple Grass. It is a dioecious perennial plant that grows to about 30 cm in height, with...
Tirathaba rufivena
The Coconut Spike Moth, Greater Coconut Spike Moth or Oil Palm Bunch Moth (Tirathaba rufivena) is a moth of the Pyralidae family. It is found from south-east Asia to the pacific islands, including Mal...
Tirathaba rufivena - Wikipedia
Paulownia kawakamii
Paulownia kawakamii, commonly known as the Sapphire dragon tree, is a tree species in the Paulowniaceae family.The tree is native to Taiwan, eastern China, and Japan. It is deciduous and bears many ...
Paulownia kawakamii - Wikipedia
Bilinga (wood)
Bilinga (also called Aloma in Germany and Opepe in England) is an African wood, from Nauclea diderrichii trees in the Rubiaceae family.The wood, which grows across tropical Africa from Sierra Leone to...
Bilinga (wood) - Wikipedia
Gossypium thurberi
Gossypium thurberi, also known as Arizona wild cotton, Thurber's cotton, or Desert Cotton, is a wild species of cotton.
Their flowers are not showy, but the palm-shaped green leaves turn maroon in...
Saccharum edule
Saccharum edule is a species of grass in the genus Saccharum, the sugarcanes. It is cultivated in tropical climates in southeastern Asia and the unopened flower heads are eaten. It has many common nam...