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Hops

Hops --> humulus

The dried fruits (strobiles) of humulus lupulus (family Moraceae), a climbing herb of central and northern asia, Europe, and North America; an aromatic bitter, mildly sedative, and a diuretic; primarily used in the brewing industry for giving aroma and flavor to beer.

Synonym: hops.

Origin: Mediev. L.


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Re: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms

... the equator!” As far as their safety being in question, according to health.yahoo.net, “if you home-brew beer, you might consider growing your own hops: The FDA legally allows 2,500 aphids for every 10 grams of hops.” And if that’s not enough, heck, ants are even doing it. Here’s a BBC video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43id_NRajDo ...

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by erialsneider
Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:13 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms
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Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms

... many starving countries. P.S. If anyone lives in Asia, I will pay to get some bamboo aphids. P.S.S In America, the allowable number of aphids in hops is 2,500 per 10 grams, so if you are grossed out, or worried about health issues, beer is basically aphid juice.

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by erialsneider
Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:13 pm
 
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Topic: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms
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Wheat grains and hops are also used. but these are not microorganisms, right? :) Haha. Sorry I misread the question.

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by aptitude
Wed Oct 26, 2011 1:12 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Fermentation of beer
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Wheat grains and hops are also used. but these are not microorganisms, right? :)

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by JackBean
Mon Oct 24, 2011 5:52 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Fermentation of beer
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Fermentation of beer

Wheat grains and hops are also used.

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by aptitude
Mon Oct 24, 2011 5:08 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Fermentation of beer
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