Volume 43, No. 3 - May & June 2011
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Felipe Osborne Shea
- Another Good Garcinia
- Who among us might suspect that an obscure fruit in the genus Garcinia is preferred
to the revered mangosteen by some fruit lovers? Possible, one might think,
but unlikely. Evidently in Puerto Rico it is absolutely true, and as mangosteens can
grow there, this isn’t a case of the fox and the sour grapes. As ever, Felipe Osborne
Shea provides fascinating insight into yet another unique fruit, the madroño.
- Belated Returns to China
- In addition to embarking on many a fascinating expedition to tropical climes in
search of unknown Musa species, and getting results, Markku Häkkinen always
comes back with a wealth of photographs. In this account of a long-delayed return
trip to mainland China, Häkkinen offers much more than a record of of new
banana discoveries; he also provides us with wonderful photographs portraying
the rich scenery as well as the vibrant economy of a rapidly developing nation that
has become a broad and diverse combination of the traditional and the modern.
- Puerto Rico Travelogue #3: TARS–An Honest Look at Tropical Fruits and Exotics
- In the close-out installment of her Puerto Rico travelogue series, Jamlady Bev Alfeld
gets close to the earth, so to speak, and shows us what she saw at the USDA’s
Tropical Agricultural Research Station. No frills here, just lots of fine tropical fruit.
- News & Notices
CRFG Officers, Chapters and Services
CRFG Legacy Gift Program
Fruit Gardener Display Advertising Rates
Fruit Shoot 2011 Photo Contest Rules
- Ask The Experts—ANTICIPATING SPRING
Book Review—OLD SOUTHERN APPLES
From Grove to Stove—THE LAST POMEGRANATE
From The Editor
From the President
Jamming with Jamlady—PUERTO RICO, PART THREE
Organic Gardening—RISE AND FALL OF CHEMICAL AG
The Marketplace—CRFG GOODIES & CLASSIFIED
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