[NAFEX] Researching Agricultural History

Lon J. Rombough lonrom at hevanet.com
Tue Jun 9 15:06:02 EDT 2009

Ram Fishman at Greenmantle nursery has done a ton of research and plant 
exploring due to his interest in the works of Albert Etter.

-Lon Rombough
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On Jun 9, 2009, at 12:01 PM, Spidra Webster wrote:

  Once upon a time the SF Bay Area grew loads & loads of fruit. I'm 
interested in finding out what varieties used to be grown here but I 
really don't know how to go about such research.  I assume such records 
aren't just laying around at the public library. Should I be trying to 
see if there are any century-old nurseries around that still have 
records? Should I be talking to folks at UC Davis and other ag 
departments?  I'm not even sure I have the time to do obscure research 
like this but I think it would be really interesting to find out. I

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