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Lobbying for the Utah state vegetable

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.deseret.com/2008/3/28/20078637/hamson-tomato-should-be-state-veggie This is an article written by someone who wants the Hamson tomato to be the Utah state vegetable. Cool. I'm growing two Hamson plants, this year.

Tomato Chlorotic Spot virus

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
http://vegetablemdonline.ppath.cornell.edu/NewsArticles/Tomato_Chlorotic_Spot_Virus.html The link above provides information and a call to report cases of Tomato Chlorotic Spot virus. It's similar to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus.

Tomato Chlorosis virus

in Tomato
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.growingproduce.com/crop-protection/disease-control/pest-of-the-month-tomato-chlorosis-virus-2/ This virus looks a lot like magnesium-deficiency (the link describes how it's different). It's spread by whiteflies.

The Plates of Brass

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/ensign/1988/01/the-plates-of-brass-a-witness-of-christ?lang=eng The link above is to a very edifying article about the brass plates. religious_

Selective-breeding for higher antibodies

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.wur.nl/en/article/breeding-animals-for-general-disease-resistance-yes-we-can-1.htm This has implications for disease-resistance against lots of kinds of pathogens.

Scientific information about Malva neglecta

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/333747368_Medical_benefit_of_Malva_neglecta_-A_review The linked page has a wealth of information about the chemicals in Malva neglecta.

Chlorophytum houseplant varieties

in Chlorophytum
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Chlorophytum bichettii: - No named varieties, AFAIK (green inside; white edges) Chlorophytum capense: - No named varieties, AFAIK (green inside; white edges) Chlorophytum comosum: - Atlantic (white inside; green edges) - Bonnie (white inside; green edges; curly) - Heirloom Green (soli...read more

BA2.212.1 variant said to evade vaccines

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://kstp.com/kstp-news/top-news/mayo-clinic-doctor-says-new-covid-variant-evades-vaccines/ It's still a Coronavirus, so I'm sure the vaccine helps at least a little.

Lexi Walker: Jingle Bells arrangement

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://youtu.be/cUD2nliYSSs I can't believe I hadn't heard this until now. Great fast-paced version of Jingle Bells.

Horehound

in Horehound
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Horehound is a very interesting herb. It's not just like another version of mint in what it does (although it does some of the same things). I recommend studying it. While this article doesn't tell a lot of the things horehound is supposed to be good for, if you're interested in horehound sci...read more

Mulberry composition

in White Mulberry
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://encyclopedia.pub/entry/22222 This is the most thorough analysis I've found so far.

Tomato deficiencies

in Domestic Tomato
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://vikaspedia.in/agriculture/crop-production/integrated-pest-managment/ipm-for-vegetables/ipm-strategies-for-tomato/nutritional-deficiencies-of-tomato

He Hears Your Heart, by Bryn Castleton

in Music and Poetry
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
This EFY song (from the Here Am I, 2015 album) relates to some things Elder Holland said in his talk in the Saturday afternoon session of General Conference, today: https://youtu.be/0m1Mey--hcQ It's He Hears Your Heart, by Bryn Castleton. Anyway, it's one of my favorite EFY songs; EFY s...read more

Whole-wheat aluminum-free pancakes

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
On Tuesday, I made this makeshift whole wheat pancake recipe: 3 cups whole wheat flour 1 heaping 1/8 teaspoon baking soda 1 heaping 1/8 teaspoon iodized salt 0.25 cups brown sugar 3 eggs A few tablespoons avocado oil Water (enough to make it the right consistency) I tried it again th...read more

Polyploid animals

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2468550X17300151

Tetraploid carp

in Fish
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.pnas.org/doi/10.1073/pnas.1512955113 This is about how they crossed female goldfish and male common carp to produce hybrids. After a couple generations of being diploids, they turned into tetraploids, and they use them to cross with another kind of carp to produce sterile triploid...read more

Plants reduce nitrogen dioxide pollutants

in Plant
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/03/220307113115.htm

Nutrient mobility

in Plant
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://nrcca.cals.cornell.edu/soilFertilityCA/CA1/CA1_print.html

Snacker_ tomato

in Domestic Tomato
by Radishrain • | | 2 comments
Note: If you're in the USA and want free seeds for any of my breeding projects, don't hesitate to ask. I would love for you or others to grow them. * Project name: Snacker_ * Status: Almost stable as of the F2, actually (due to so many recessive traits showing up); growing F4s in 2022. The f...read more

Experiments in rooting grapefruit cuttings

in Grapefruit
by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
I've previously tried rooting grapefruit cuttings in water in a windowsill (probably about four times). Each time it failed. The cutting would eventually dry up and die, with no roots, after some weeks. I didn't use hormone-rooting powder, however (but that would dissolve in the water, rather th...read more

Tricks to growing avocados from seed

in Avocado
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Many people know the following about starting an avocado tree from a seed/pit: Stick toothpicks in the side to hold it up in a jar of water. Wait for it to grow. Plant. However, did you know there's a trick to getting the tree to grow straight up and really tall really fast? Basically, wha...read more

Oatmeal raisin cookies

in Wheat
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
I'm copyied my post from TomatoJunction (and added more content): https://www.tomatojunction.com/post64083.html#p64083 Oatmeal raisin cookies. Here's the recipe that I used (quite loosely based on Dropped Oatmeal Chippies from The Doubleday Cookbook): 3 cups whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons...read more

How to light a nice slow-burning fire

in Substance
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
My method of making a slow-burning fire that lasts a good long time for the amount of wood is to do this: Place a surface of wood on the bottom. On top, place two pieces of wood parallel to each other with a space between. Put a firestarter there. Place two parallel pieces of wood (with a spa...read more

How to make firestarters

in Substance
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
So, those no-hassle firestarters (for lighting fires to keep your house warm) are getting expensive, these days (those Strike-a-fire ones). We've been dividing them up into several to make them last longer. Yes, you don't need them to light a fire, but they make the process easier. Within the...read more

Viruses in dry climates may give life superpowers

in Virus
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://phys.org/news/2022-02-scientists-soil-viruses.html
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