Medicinal benefits of pistachio

Medicinal benefits of pistachio

Medicinal benefits of pistachio A Loma Linda University medical study published results that should encourage us all to eat a 3 to 3 1/2-ounce serving of nuts five or more times a week. Those participants who ate nuts five times a week throughout the study showed a decrease in their LDL (the bad cholesterol) levels as well as total cholesterol levels. Those with lower cholesterol readings were at a lower...
Sicilian Pistachios

Sicilian Pistachios

--- Sicilian Pistachios ---   Sicilian Pistachios : Today, most of the pistachios consumed in Italy are imported from Iran and Iraq. That wasn't always the case. Throughout the middle Ages, the pistachios eaten by Sicilians came from eastern Sicily, where they are still grown, particularly around Mount Etna and in the Bronte area. Please...
Risk factors and loss prevention

Risk factors and loss prevention

--- RF Temperature ( Risk factors Temperature ) --- Risk factors Temperature : Pistachio nuts require particular temperature, humidity/moisture and ventilation conditions for this reason, precise details should always be obtained from the consignor as to the travel temperature to be maintained. The stated travel temperature of 0°C is the ideal temperature for achieving the longest possible storage life, but higher travel temperatures (5 - 25°C) are feasible (depending upon the...
Culture Pistachio

Culture Pistachio

Culture Pistachio Pistachio location : Culture Pistachio _ Pistachios should be planted in full sun. The size of the slow growing trees can be further controlled by pruning. When planting, avoid rough handling since the budded tops are easily broken away from the under stock. Please for more information or any inquiry click here ……   [caption id="attachment_9754" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Culture Pistachio[/caption] Soil : The trees do best on soils...
pistachio fruit

pistachio fruit

pistachio fruit The pistachio fruit: the reddish, wrinkled fruits are borne in heavy clusters somewhat like grapes. Although known as a nut, the fruit of the pistachio is botanically a drupe, the edible portion of which is the seed. The oblong kernel is about 1 inch in length and 1/2 inch in diameter and protected by a thin, ivory-colored, bony shell Normally the shells split longitudinally along their sutures when...
Pistachio Sex Life - story of pistachio life

pistachio flowers

pistachio flowers pistachio flower _ Pistachios fruit are dioecious with male and female flowers on separate trees. pistachio flower [caption id="attachment_9748" align="aligncenter" width="1500"] pistachio flower[/caption] pistachio flower : Male and female trees must be present for fruit to set, or a branch from a male tree may be grafted on a female tree. The small, brownish-green flowers are without petals and are borne on axillary racemes or panicles in early...
Pistachio growth habits

Pistachio growth habits

Pistachio growth habits : The pistachio is a broad, bushy, deciduous tree which grows slowly to a height and spread of 25 to 30 feet, with one or several trunks. The trees are inclined to spread and droop, and may initially need staking. Their open habit and attractive foliage make them valuable ornamentals. Under favorable...
What is Saffron?

What is Saffron ?

What is Saffron? Said to be “possibly the first spice ever used by man,” saffron has been identified as a distinct popularity since the dawn of culinary traditions. Its history spans throughout the world and into our kitchens, first known to be the herb of the sun and now used in a variety of ways inside the home and out. Please for more information or any inquiry click here ……...
pistachio origin | History , Country Name and Meaning

pistachio origin

---! Pistachio origin !--- Pistachio origin: The pistachio tree is native to western Asia and Asia Minor, from Syria to the Caucasus and Afghanistan. Archaeological evidence in Turkey indicates that nuts, and pistachios origin. were being used for food as early as 7,000 B.C. The pistachio was introduced to Italy from Syria early in the first century A.D. Please for more information or any inquiry click here …… [caption id="attachment_15836"...
How the pistachio tree grows

How the pistachio tree grows

How the pistachio tree grows How the pistachio tree grows : Pistachio trees will often grow in poor soil where other trees will not survive. More important to their survival is the proper climate. Pistachio trees thrive in hot dry summer weather and prefer cool winters. They do not do well in humid or damp...