How are oysters harvested?

Answer Oysters are a popular dish in Europe, Canada and the United States. The West Coast of the U.S. and France are the leading oyster producing regions of the world. In some areas, beach dwellers can si... Read More »

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Are oysters killed when pearls are harvested?

Nucleation is the insertion of a foreign object into the oyster to cause irritation. The oyster secretes a substance called nacre around the object, which creates a pearl. Once the pearl is harvest... Read More »

When are pomegranates harvested?

Pomegranate growers in the United States harvest their fruit in the fall, usually August through October. They pick pomegranates just before they are fully ripened, normally six months after the pl... Read More »

How are pearls harvested?

The harvesting time of the pearls has much to do with their looks and luster. After years of hard work, the harvest is the pay off. Harvesting is usually done in the winter when the mollusk's metab... Read More »

How are pine nuts harvested?

Throughout the temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, edible pine nuts are harvested from several different species of pine. Many of the harvested trees grow in the more arid regions of the ... Read More »