Volume 48, No. 5 - September & October 2016
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Photo by Furnace Creek Resort, Death
- Date Palms of Furnace Creek Ranch &
- Dennis Johnson, Jane C. MacKnight and Scott Zona researched
and produced a compelling article on a unique niche in U.S.
date production. It is about how experimental date growing at
a Death Valley boron mining support facility gave rise to two
quite different success stories.
- Surinam Cherries – Lessons in Inconsistency
- With his usual practical directness, Don Winterstein offers
some hard-won information about what works and what doesn’t in
the selection and cultivation of Eugenia uniflora.
- Why are Lemons Sour?
- From the south of Portugal comes another fine article by Ann
& Jean-Paul Brigand. The germ of this article is clear
from its title: Jean-Paul grows a lot of citrus on his estate,
among them several lemon cultivars. And of course he knows of
more that he doesn’t grow. Considering the variability in
sourness among cultivars, over time he began to wonder about
- Ask the Experts—CAPULINS, AVOCADOS AND PERSIMMONS
From the Editor
From the President
Fruit Tree Adventures—SURINAM CHERRIES
The CRFG Kitchen—TREATS FROM NEAR AND FAR
- CRFG Officers, Chapters and Services
Festival of Fruit Reminder
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