Brave New Vegetables

Hazelton, Nika
April 1975
National Review;4/25/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 15, p459
This article discusses key issues and concerns related to vegetable gardening. Views of Derek Fell, Director of the National Garden Bureau, on the future of vegetables are presented. Details of the research going on in several countries to improve vegetables are presented. It is reported that new genes are being introduced into eating corn to make it sweeter, and work is going on to make the size of peas as that of marbles. An overview of convenience and merchandising possibilities for vegetables are presented. Information on new techniques for harvesting of vegetables is presented.


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