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AUSTRALIA : PIñATA FARMS BEGINS KATHERINE MANGO HARVEST ...

They're on their way... Pinata Farms' gorgeous Honey Gold mangoes are on their way to store from Katherine in the Northern Territory where happy harvester Peter Deans - one of Pinata's fantabulous third party Honey Gold growers - does a mighty job helping us pick.






 Peter's farm is also in Katherine. 






Yum... yum... YUM! ‪#‎mango‬









HOKKAIDO, JAPAN HOTHOUSE MANGOES (PERFECTION) ...

More Information:

http://talk-hokkaido.blogspot.com/2012/08/jinnai-farm-21-in-urausu-town.html






Special Thanks to IMO Friend Ken Love, Executive Director,  of Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers for sharing these images from his month long visit to Japan ....via Facebook.









MAPPING THE WORLD'S TOP UNIVERSITIES ....

Mapping the Times Higher Education’s top-400 universities












Description


This map depicts the locations of the world’s top 400 universities as ranked by the Times Higher Education. It also illustrates the relative wealth of the country that hosts each university.






Data


The map uses data from the World University Rankings 2013-2014, published by the Times Higher Education, in collaboration with Thomson Reuters. Thirteen indicators that measure teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook are taken into account in order to evaluate universities.




Each university is represented as a square, and shaded according to the World Bank income group that its country belongs to. The four World Bank income groups are high-income (GNI per capita of >$12,616), upper-middle income ($4,086 – $12,615), lower-middle income ($1,036 – $4,085), and low-income (<$1,036). We exclude the low-income category from this map because not one of the 400 universities is located in a low-income countr…