Web links to stories issued August 13-17, 2012 ___________________________________________
ARS News Service
USDA Agricultural Research Service
August 17, 2012
A USDA scientist is working toward developing new herbicides by focusing on a molecular pathway that not only controls weeds, but could have helped shape our nation's history. (8/16) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2012/120816.htm
Investigating cranberry polyphenols:
Cranberries are already known to be rich in fiber, and to provide vitamin C and potassium, both of which are essential nutrients. But the tart, colorful berries are also a source of beneficial compounds known as polyphenols, according to USDA studies. (8/17) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2012/120817.htm
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