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peach,

n Prunus persica; parts used: bark, kernel oil, leaves, seeds; uses: bark and leaves anthelmintic, astringent, antifungal, diuretic, insomnia, cough, constipation, minor skin conditions, peach pits (under the product name, Laetrile) are the source for the controversial and dangerous cancer treatment; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children; pits can cause cyanide poisoning. Also called
amygdalin, Laetrile, or
vitamin B-17.

peach

the fruiting tree of the genus Prunus and the family Rosaceae. The leaves and pips of this and other members of the family contain cyanogenetic glycosides and are potentially poisonous. Engorgement on the fruit may cause lactic acidosis and in occasional cases an entire fruit lodges in the esophagus and obstructs it. Called also Prunus persica.
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Nectarine slice samples were rehydrated by immersion in distilled water at a controlled temperature: 10 g nectarine slices was placed in a net basket and immersed into a 250 mL glass jar with lid containing 150 mL distilled water, which had previously been heated to the required soaking temperature (25, 50, and 70[degrees]C) by placement in a water bath (Raypa, RFG-10, R.
You want nectarines that say "ripen at home" on them so they don't break down into a mush during cooking.
Strong evidence linked the Massachusetts case to recalled stone fruit, including food exposure interviews, receipt and shopper card data, and WGS results showing very high genetic relatedness between the patient's isolate and isolates from nectarines.
Sure customers look forward to cherry season, fresh peaches, nectarines and plums, but the selection has been somewhat predictable--until now.
The fruit of many varieties of peach, nectarine and apricot are prone to bacterial spot.
The state's University of Horticulture and Forestry has brought in 12 different varieties of nectarine.
NECTARINES are sweeter than peaches, don't have a fuzzy skin, and are packed with antioxidants.
Other Central Valley counties and southern desert areas make up the rest of California's 100,000 acres of peach, plum, and nectarine production.
This year France is forecasting a similar peach and nectarine harvest to last year, at 392,000 tonnes.
It is also sweeter than any nectarine you will find at the supermarket.
The court several years ago supported the government's right to require advertising fees in the heavily regulated California peach, plum, and nectarine industries.
LONDON -- The area for peach and nectarine cultivation in China is expected to be either stable or, at the very least, only slightly reduced in the foreseeable future.