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Seed Longevity

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I’ve discussed the issue of seed longevity before. In many cases, it’s worth trying to germinate older seed. But just how old? Thereby hangs a tale… One of the benefits of the internet is that you can often find scanned … Continue reading

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Seed Cartels Update

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Three years ago, I wrote a post on market consolidation in the agricultural and pharmaceutical industries. I commented that seed cartels were not all that different than drug cartels in the effects they have on our lives. When I did … Continue reading

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Using Older Seeds

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This is the time of the year when thoughts turn to seed saving – at least, that’s the case around here. Veggies are getting ripe, lettuce is bolting under the pressure of the heat and the beans are plumping up … Continue reading

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