[nafex] Apios

Louis Pittman lpittman at murraystate.edu
Sat Apr 12 08:35:22 EDT 2014


Ken Asmus at OIKOS Tree Crops offers several Apios selections.
www.oikostreecrops.com

NAFEXer Donna Hudson has grown Apios for years; shared some tubers with me
a number of years ago, but I never saw any evidence that they came up, so
she sent me some more this spring.

Lucky Pittman
Hopkinsville, KY


On Fri, Apr 11, 2014 at 8:31 PM, Spidra Webster <spidra at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've found it useful while doing my own research (on Ceratonia) to do
> occasional searches through Twitter. This article I found linked to there
> mentions Steven Cannon at Iowa State U/USDA having 60 varieties he's been
> working on.
>
> http://ensia.com/articles/climate-change-cuisine
>
>
> http://www.iowastatedaily.com/news/article_c7876aa8-7d77-11e3-8584-001a4bcf887a.html
>
>
> I also found this reference to someone breeding some:
>
>
> http://radix4roots.blogspot.it/2013/03/apios-americana-life-liberty-and.html
>
>
> A reference to variety 'Nutty', saying it was bred in Louisiana:
>
> http://twitpic.com/7bi713
>
> This article mentions groundnut breeding wrapping up at LSU and mentions
> the "baton being passed" to Steven Cannon at Iowa State.
>
> http://honest-food.net/2014/02/13/harvesting-eating-american-groundnuts/
>
> Hope that helps,
>
> Megan Lynch
> http://www.meganlynch.net
>
> South Pasadena, CA Zone 10a
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