Stories tagged "College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources"

Online archive harvests college’s publications

July 14th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

The College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources online archive contains publications old and new on a wide variety of topics pertinent to farms, familes and communities.


Ripe pineapple yields clues to aging

April 21st, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Employing proteomics, electron microscopy and biochemistry, a team of College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources scientists identified a genetic trigger unique to pineapple that inhibits the ripening process.


Study profiles minority business owners

April 19th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

To better understand business owners of different ethnic groups, researchers reviewed survey data from telephone interviews with 200 Korean American and 200 Mexican American business owners.


CTAHR Awards Banquet features island-fresh fare

April 15th, 2010 | by Alumni Relations Staff | Comments Off

The 22nd Annual College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources Awards Banquet is scheduled Friday, May 7, 2010, at the Sheraton Waikīkī Kauaʻi and Maui Ballrooms.


Bitter melon offers sweet benefit in a healthy diet

April 14th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Buoyed by findings that a bitter melon extract kills breast cancer cells without harming healthy cells, a College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources researcher suggests that the bumpy green tropical fruit may have a place in a cancer prevention diet.


Bee part of science

April 14th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Arrival of the varroa mite on Oʻahu and the Big Island has spread viruses that have dramatically decreased the wild honeybee population.


Whiteflies spread yellow leaf disease in Hawaiʻi

January 20th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

The whitefly-borne Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl viral disease threatens Hawaiʻi’s tomato crops.


Koa bug is part of UH Insect Museum

October 5th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

A koa bug and 225,000 other insects are part of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Insect Museum, which is one of 30 collections in the university’s Virtual Museum.


Looking for clues in koa moth outbreaks

July 20th, 2009 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

UH scientists study historical records and caterpillar parasites in a search for what triggers and tempers outbreaks of an indigenous moth that defoliates koa trees.


A Class in Domestic Tranquility

June 1st, 2009 | by Kathleen Vickers | 6 Comments

Creating positive family environments.

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