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Syndicat des Simples, producteurs-cueilleurs de plantes médicinales aromatiques, alimentaires, cosmétiques et tinctoriales. CP Tissue Culture in the Kitchen. It's not as hard as you might think!

CP Tissue Culture in the Kitchen

A slide show by Rick Walker Why bother with Tissue Culture (TC)? Faster propagation (perhaps 10x) - reduces demand for wild collected plants. No worry about fungus, pests, etc. Long term maintainance of plants (stick 'em in the fridge!) (actually, the last point is not quite true. Some useful definitions Totipotency: certain cells have the capacity, when isolated and properly grown, to regenerate a whole plant. Meristem: The region in a growing plant where the cells are rapidly dividing.

Both these pictures are reproduced from "Plants from Test Tubes" by Lydian Kyte. More accurately, this should be called a talk on "in-vitro" propagation of carnivorous plants. It is very difficult (or sometimes nearly impossible as in Nepenthes) to properly sterilize meristem tissue from many CP. For this reason, the most reliable way to start a CP cell line is from seeds. More useful definitions Auxin. Commander. Seedzine4handout.pdf (Objet application/pdf) Permactivist del.icio.us. Graines de Troc. Turning grain into perenials.

Green Manures - Edibles Seeds. Using Natural Fertilizers: Soil Nutrients, Green Manure and Making Compost - Sustainable Farming. Special Note: All material here reprinted from Grow It!

Using Natural Fertilizers: Soil Nutrients, Green Manure and Making Compost - Sustainable Farming

Copyright © 1972 by Richard W. Langer. The chapter title for this excerpt is Fertilizer. If I could play on Homer's lyreAnd wing with true poetic fireTo what great theme Would I aspire? Barnyard manure! -Alfred Vivian Everything on a farm doesn't smell like roses. Almost from the time man first began domesticating farm animals, barnyard manure — the livestock's excretions mixed with bedding material — was used as a fertilizer to increase the yield of his crops. Agriculturalists used to believe that plants literally "ate" the soil. From Liebig's new theory there were several corollaries to be drawn, and the nineteenth-century assault on traditional agriculture was soon in full sway. Unfortunately, as with all radical theories that presume to save the world by sweeping away the entirety of man's past endeavors, chemical fertilization and its adjunct, insecticides, did not turn out to be the panacea expected.

Green Manure: Ladino Clover. Echange divers plantes tropicales - forums plantes exotiques. Je recherche aussi Liparia sp, Thumbergia sp, Calliandra falcata et emarginata, Mucuna benetii (ou autre espece a fleur rouge), Strongylodon, Illicium verum et des orchidees (par exemple Liparis, Coryanthes,Masdevallia,Gongora,Stanhopea,Restrepia,...)Ceropegia divers especes (sauf armandii,stapeliformis,woodii,sandersonii)et Dischidia (pectenoides de preferences),plantes myrmecophiles (Myrmecodia, Hydnophytum),...Voci ma liste de plantes tout n'est bien sur pas disponible et tout ne s'y trouve pas (Tillandsias,caudex et succulentes, Myrmecophiles, divers autres orchidees), alors n'hésitez pas à me dire ce que vous cherchez peut-être que...

Echange divers plantes tropicales - forums plantes exotiques

COMMENT RECUPERER DE JEUNES ARBUSTES DANS LA NATURE - une vidéo Vie pratique. Multiplication des végétaux. Plants For A Future DATABASE : 7000 Edible, Medicinal & Useful Plants. Recommended this month New Book ** Edible Perennials: 50 Top perennials from Plants For A Future [Paperback] Current interest in forest or woodland garden designs reflects an awareness that permanent mixed plantings are inherently more sustainable than annual monocultures.

Plants For A Future DATABASE : 7000 Edible, Medicinal & Useful Plants

They safeguard and enrich soil ecosystems, enable plants to form cooperative combinations, make use of layers above and below the soil, and they create benign microclimates which soften winds and recycle the rain. The challenge is productivity: how can yields of useful foods and other useful materials be maximised? The latest book from Plants For A Future is a resource for discovering some of the answers. Edible Perennials provides detailed information, attractively presented, on 50 selected perennial plants, based on practical experience and observation, plus a wide range of reputable sources.

For more on the Ferns see: The Ferns Addy Fern says: 'Visits to the Field and volunteering there are welcome! ' Semeurs : Bourse - Encyclopedie.

Seed Banks

Create a seed swap / lancer un échange de graines.