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Plant Breeding for Gardeners

  Audio Version available below Imagine that it’s harvest time, and you find a tomato that’s a bit larger than the others in your garden. Inspired by this, you decide to try breeding extra-large tomatoes. You begin by collecting the seeds from this large tomato, and the next year, you ...


Homegrown Garden Amendments

The nutrient needs of plants change during their growth cycle. Germination, vegetative growth, reproduction, and senescence each requires its own unique array of minerals to support the metabolic processes taking place in the plant during that growth phase. Thus, each growth phase is a unique ...

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