Tue, 9 August 2016
Permaculture focuses on trees as the coming food source for the world. And- the Florida citrus industry is collapsing (again). An Evolutionary Ecologist who has bred trees for 40 years explains why YOU need to understand some genetics; why the word "hybrid" means 4 different things, or nothing at all; shows examples from his 3 tree crops; why the most expensive thing you can do is plant cheap trees; discusses how small growers can work to maintain, and improve, genetic diversity (without setting invasive species loose...), and how YOU can bring new species into the food crop mix.
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Direct download: b037-2016.mp3
Category:permaculture,agriculture,farming -- posted at: 3:00am PDT