Brainfood: Extension, Wheat adoption, Bean ideotypes, Chilli evaluation, Rice domestication, Mungbeans from space, Biodiversity accounting, Cassava futures, Maize haplotypes, Heterosis, Cryo

Nibbles: Seed pod, Lost Thanksgiving, Prairie crops, Wild PNG bananas, Seedkeeper Rowen White, Sustainable farming, Legume journal

  1. Podcast on saving crop diversity every which way you can.
  2. Because it can be lost.
  3. Yes, lost, but, with some effort, bison permitting, found again.
  4. Wild relatives too, of course.
  5. And maybe then rematriated, even used for a greener agriculture, who knows.
  6. So that eventually it can make it into things like Legume Perspective, the cool journal of the International Legume Society that was inexplicably unknown to me until just now.

Brainfood: Covid, Tropical trees, Tree GR, Brazil nut, Fair research, ICARDA, FIGS, Landraces, Evolutionary breeding, Range edges, Central Asia, Mixtures, Taro origins, Nigerian abattoirs, Aquaculture policy