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Ber·ry

(ber'ē),
James, Canadian surgeon, 1860-1946. See: Berry ligaments.

berry

/ber·ry/ (ber´e) a small fruit with a succulent pericarp.
bear berry  bearberry.

berry

a type of succulent, fleshy FRUIT produced by some plants, in which seeds are embedded in the pulp. The fruit is formed from the swollen tissue of the PERICARP. Examples of berries include tomato, grape, date, gooseberry, citrus fruits.
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5) Therefore, it was still a mystery as to why water stopped entering ripening berries through the xylem.
You then need to attend to the berries growing, either by watering, weeding, and even choosing your own way of ridding any bug-type infestation.
the event will include a special one-day workshop series, "The Berry Sessions," that will give attendees a full board of information on how to communicate the message of berries and health to their customers.
Cancer biologist Gary Stoner of Ohio State University in Columbus and colleagues tested seven berry types against cancer of the esophagus in rats--black raspberries, red raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, noni berries, acai berries and wolfberries (also called goji berries).
Berries intrigue scientists because they have an important role in ecology.
The berry category includes blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, currants and other berries.
Providing Mother Nature cooperates, it's anticipated that there will be plenty of excellent-quality, ruby-red treasures available throughout the year as California growers, who produce 88 percent of the nation's strawberry crop, are now marketing berries year-round.
It takes just a handful of berries and a scoop of sorbet or low-fat ice cream to create a classy, foolproof dessert.
Stunning 1/4-inch red berries appear on female trees in mid-autumn on the current year's growth.
Gathering the berries yourself--and getting your own fingers stained with berry juices--also ensures you get the pick of the crop.