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
Ed Roberts Campus 3075 Adeline Street, Berkeley, CA next to the Ashby BART station
Saturday January 18, 2014 noon to 3:00 p.m.
Find the best varieties for growing your own fruit; discover local favorites and nearly forgotten heirlooms • Hundreds of varieties of budwood for grafting: apple, pear, quince, plum, peach, nectarine, apricot, cherry, and more • Cuttings to root: grape, fig, pomegranate, kiwi fruit, mulberry, and more • Rootstocks and grafting supplies • Grafting class and demo at 12:15 and 1:00 • Custom and assisted grafting of your selected variety onto a rootstock • Plant drawing; silent auction • Questions answered, secrets revealed, beginners welcome • Bring your list of desired varieties, plastic bags, a pen, and tape to label the scions you take home • $4 donation suggested (no one refused for lack of funds)
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