Thursday, July 03, 2003

The USDA ARS evaluates about 1000 new potato cultivars every year. It's easy to forget how much valuable work these people do, not to mention plant breeders. So take a minute to reflect on biodiversity at the National Agricultural Library, which features exhibits of the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection and Frank Meyer, far-east bioprospector, and "discoverer" of the eponymous lemon.

Other exotics described by the CRFG.


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