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For Tasty Lettuces, Just Do This

by Savitha C Muppala on  May 13, 2010 at 11:06 AM Diet & Nutrition News   - G J E 4
 For Tasty Lettuces, Just Do This
A good advice from a Brit researcher to make lettuces taste nicer, is to try stoking them.

Steve Rothwell, a farmer and self-declared "leaf boffin", says salad can be made tastier if one shows it some affection.
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"If they are growing in polytunnels or greenhouses, lettuce leaves respond well to stroking," the Daily Express quoted Rothwell, who got his PhD from Bath University, as saying.

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He added: "Touching the plants stimulates the same enzyme as wind-rustling and produces leaves of superior colour and flavour.

"I'm completely passionate about creating the best possible alad."

Source: ANI
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