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The nature of cucumbers

The cucumber family, properly known as the Cucurbitaceae, provides a wide variety of vegetables popular for the spring, summer and fall home vegetable garden. Members of the cucumber family, known as cucurbits, can be planted now. They include summer squash, zucchini, winter squash, mirliton, pumpkin, gourd, cucuzzi, watermelon, cantaloupe, cushaw, luffa and, of course, cucumber.…

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Aloe Vera, the magic plant

Aloe vera, sometimes described as a “wonder plant,” is a short-stemmed shrub. Aloe is a genus that contains more than 500 species of flowering succulent plants. Many Aloes occur naturally in North Africa.  The leaves of Aloe vera are succulent, erect, and form a dense rosette. Many uses are made of the gel obtained from the plant’s…

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The Origin of Jollof rice

The origins of jollof rice can be traced to the Senegambian region that was ruled by the Wolof or Jolof Empire in the 14th century, spanning parts of today's Senegal, The Gambiaand Mauritania, where rice was grown. The dish has its roots in a traditional dish called thieboudienne, containing rice, fish, shellfishand vegetables.[3] Food and agriculture historian James C. McCann considers this claim plausible…

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The future of yield farming

s a number of Ethereum developers have told Decrypt, certain yield farming projects won’t last and are simply not sustainable. These projects often raise huge amounts in a short period of time and are then forgotten about. Some have even been described as scams—especially the flash farming projects. Other yield farming "experiments" have involved experimental—and unaudited—code, which has…

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Which Milk is the healthiest?

Milk is a source of essential nutrients such as protein, vitamins, and minerals. While many people opt for skim milk, believing it is healthier, recent research indicates that full fat milk may not pose health risks. Dietary guidelines advise people to choose skim or low fat milk rather than whole milk. However, newer research calls…

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