Volume 36, No. 1 - January/February 2004
U.S $5.00; Foreign Surface $6.00; Foreign Air $8.00
Photo by Edgar Valdivia.
- The ’Ohelo Berry: Hawaii’s Blueberry
- As a rule, prudent individuals recommend caution in eating red berries. Ben Kuo
offers an interesting look at red berries of the genus Vaccinium so highly prized
on the islands of Hawaii and Maui that many folks climb volcanoes to get them.
- From Idea to Supermarket: The Business of Berry Breeding
- Did you know that the Horticultural Crops Research Laboratory, which specializes
in berries, is one of the USDA’s oldest fruit-breeding programs, dating back to the
1920s? David Elstein, of the USDA Agricultural Research Service, tells us about it.
- Member Profile: Jeff Earl Grows Bananas in the San Joaquin Valley
- How many folks living in cooler climes wish from time to time that they could
grow their own bananas? Ben Kuo knows someone who did more than wish—
CRFG member Jeff Earl of Modesto, Calif. His cold-hardy bananas are doing well.
- Further Remarks on Fruiting Cactus
- After reading the article on Cereus peruvianus in the last issue, Chris Marshall felt
led to say something more about fruiting cacti, a largely untapped fruit resource.
- Sarawak Travelogue: The Fruits and Wildlife of Borneo
- Linda Kincaid, our organic gardening editor, has fallen in love with Borneo. Nowadays
she travels there whenever she can. Here’s a vivid account of one recent trip.
- Fruit Brief
- Sex Life of Mangos in Orange County, by Eunice Messner
- News & Notices
- 2004 Festival of Fruit registration
- 2004 Fruit Shoot photo contest
- Free classified advertising information
- Fruit Gardener support donations
- Guide to Articles for 2003
- Ask the Experts-PERSIMMONS, AVOCADOS, PEARS
- Book Review–CHEZ PANISSE FRUIT
- Container Gardening
- CRFG Kitchen-A BERRY, BERRY HAPPY NEW YEAR
- Fruit Forum
- Organic Gardening-THE SECRET LIFE OF FUNGI, Part II
- President's Message
- Seed Bank
- The Marketplace CRFG MERCHANDISE, CLASSIFIEDS
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