Volume 36, No. 3 - May & June 2004
U.S $5.00; Foreign Surface $6.00; Foreign Air $8.00
Photo by David Karp.
- The Sugar Apple — Annona squamosa
- After a long hiatus from the Fruit Gardener, Noel Ramos returns to us
with another story about tropical fruits, this time one of his favorites,
the delicious sugar apple.
- The skin isn’t great, but... The Heart is Pure Gold
- David Karp’s descriptions and photos of fruits always tempt the taste
buds, and this fascinating look at the avocado and its industry is
certainly no exception.
- Festival of Fruit Preview: Sex in Tropical Fruits
- Roberto Coronel will be one of the featured presenters at the 2004
Festival of Fruit. This article is a brief sample of the insights on fruit
reproduction he will offer.
- Short Apple Trees — Faster and Healthier
- Do you want to grow fruit trees, but your backyard is too cramped? Luis
Pons of the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service may have just the solution
- The Mayagüez Mango
- How often do you see good fruit just rotting on the ground anywhere but
perhaps an orchard? Juan Rivero says it happens all the time on the byways
- From Chocolotl to Chocolate
- Linda Kincaid’s travels have once again spurred her to share her
discoveries with us. This time she treats us to some history and tradition
on how chocolate came to be.
- Fruit Cultivation Abroad: Growing Dates in Israel
- Date palm agriculture is familiar to many in Southern California and
the Desert Southwest, but Baruch Glasner offers an interesting glimpse of
how Israelis do it.
Avocado Persea americana by Alfredo Chiri
Black Mulberry Morus nigra by Alfredo Chiri
News & Notices
Australia’s ACOTANC Fruit & Nut Conference
Festival of Fruit tour at La Verne Nursery
Refi ned instructions for free classifi ed ads
CRFG Kitchen–BERRIES EVERY WHICH WAY
Organic Gardening–ARSENIC IN TREATED WOOD
The Marketplace CRFG
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