Category Archives: Plants – Seeds – Gardening

Species formation via inter-species hybrids

A new example of species crosses leading to a new species, and some retrospection on other cases with wheat and cabbages. Continue reading

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Knowing Beans (and lentils and peas and…)

A review of beans, legumes, pulses. Varieties and where they grow. Continue reading

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Leucaena leucocephala collection of links

A story about reversing desertification, description of a legume tree that helps, and of an Agronomy System that can change poor rural lives. Continue reading

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Flat Tires and Testosterone

The strange connections between bicycles and things sexual, with a sidebar into arrow poisons via a botanical connection. Continue reading

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Nuts! California Walnuts

A tale of walnuts, nuts, squirrels and tails, and California. With honorable mention for Oregon and Texas. Continue reading

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