University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Tropical Agriculture and the Environment Program

Well this is a really exciting time for us because we’re going through a merger of two separate undergraduate programs and creating a brand new field of study for our undergraduates. So Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, or TPSS, is coming together with Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences, or PEPS, and creating a new program […]

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What is a Plant? All About Plants for Kids – FreeSchool

You’re watching FreeSchool! Plants are living organisms. They come in many different shapes, sizes, and colors, but they all need air, water, nutrients, and sunlight to live. Plants cover much of our planet. Every blade of grass, tree, flower, bush, fern, or moss you see is a plant. Large or small, on the land, or […]

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Fruit Washing and Vegetable Washing with Essential Oils (Cooking With Essential Oils)

Hi everybody this is Rebecca Totilo with Aroma Hut Institute. Today we’re going to make a fruit and vegetable wash. Now when you bring your fruit vegetables home from the grocery store they usually have the little stickers on them and have been handled and touched and who knows what else is on them. So […]

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How can I remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables?

Welcome to PestiBytes from the National Pesticide information Center at Oregon State University. This is Sandra, I’m talking to Andrea about pesticides on fruits and vegetables. Andrea what is the best way to get pesticides off fruits and vegetables? Washing fruits and vegetables under running water is better than just dunking them. A firm fruit […]

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