Fruit Gardener

Volume 30, No. 4 - July/August 1998

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In Praise of Fruit Bats, Part II
Alice Ramirez gathers some basic facts about bats and chooses to illustrate the straightforward information with the artistic help of two eight-year-olds
A Tale of Corn and Clorox
Ralph Riddle summarizes a Washington Post story on extending the shelf life of fresh corn
A Puzzling Botanical Question
Glenn Young ponders the phenomenon of scions that overgrow their host stock and invites your observations on the matter
Lucuma: Fruit of the Andes
Edgar Valdivia touts the joys of growing (and eating) this fruit of his native Peru, and has pictures to prove it
A Promising Fruit: Lucuma obovata
Alfredo and Phyllis Chiri give us a succinct but detailed rundown on how to grow this unusual fruit
Brave New Fruits: An Introduction to Transgenics
Scientists are breeding pest resistance and improved plant quality into crops with fascinating results, writes Gerald Kinro
CRFG News
Festival of Fruit Registration Form
1998 Festival of Fruit Program

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