A USDA scientist and his colleagues have opened the door to development of more heat-tolerant crops by crystallizing a plant protein (found in the creosote bush) that plays a key role in photosynthesis.
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Saturday, September 29, 2012
Could Etrog be a seasonal cash crop for California Citrus growers?
Posted by Bruce N. Goren at 1:14 PM
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Sunday, February 12, 2012
This Wall Street Journal article sounds like a consulting opportunity for some enterprising CRFG member(s):
Gardens of Eden Sprout in Synagogue and Church Yards, but They Aren't Very Fruitful
Posted by Bruce N. Goren at 2:16 PM
Thursday, December 29, 2011
Perhaps this explains the very large quantity of scions I saw a few young folks taking from the exchange last year. How do we ensure that CRFG does not become in some way liable if these fruit anarchists use our resources to graft edible "nuisance" varieties onto ornamental street trees??? How do we harness their youthful enthusiasm to do good fruit grafting works within the law?
Posted by Bruce N. Goren at 4:09 PM
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
The world may still have gold and myrrh, but it's quite possible that frankincense could become a thing of the past, given ecological pressures on the arid lands where it grows in Ethiopia.